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# President Assad

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Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'
Both Aleppo and Mosul are being besieged by pro-government forces strongly supported by foreign air power but the media coverage is very different, writes Tom Clonan.
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Millions in UN state aid given to organisations run by Syrian President's family
Analysis by The Guardian has shown that millions have been allocated in aid to these organisations – despite EU and US sanctions.
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Explosion in Syria's second city Aleppo
Syrian state media is reporting an unspecified number of casualties from today’s blast.
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Syrian forces laying mines along refugee routes to Turkey - report
Human Rights Watch says witnesses have seen the Syrian army laying the mines along the borders with Turkey and Lebanon.
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'Whitewash' - Protests rage in Syria as Arab League monitors arrive
President Bashar Assad’s regime continues to crack down on protesters as he resists pressure to step down. Nearly 300 civilians have been killed in the last ten days alone.
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Syrian forces continue to strike protesters despite deal to end violence
Activists say that nine anti-Assad regime protesters were killed by Syrian security forces today.
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Syrian leader blames unrest on "saboteurs"
Opposition claims that over 1,400 have been killed since protests began mid-March.