Syria denies Assad’s deputy tried to defect

admin

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria denied reports on Saturday that President Bashar al-Assad’s deputy had defected and his forces pressed an offensive against rebels, bombarding parts of Aleppo in the north and hitting an insurgent-held town in the oil-producing east. A Free Syrian Army fighter runs for cover as a Syrian Army tank shell hits a building across a street during clashes in the Salaheddine neighbourhood of central Aleppo August 17, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic Vice-President Farouq al-Shara “never thought for a moment about leaving the country”, said a statement from his office broadcast on state television issued in response to reports that the veteran Baath Party loyalist had tried to…

Next Post

Prince William Rescues Drowning Teenager, Is The Prince Of Our Dreams

Prince William helped to save a drowning teenager yesterday, proving that there are such things as knights in shining armor. The Duke of Cambridge, a Royal Air Force pilot, answered a distress call with his team after a 13-year-old girl and her 16-year-old sister were caught in a riptide off […]