Syrian President Bashar Assad attended prayers in a Damascus mosque to mark the start of a Muslim holiday on Sunday, his first appearance in public since the bombing last month that killed four of his top security officials.
- 22 March, 2013 -- President Assad vows to clean Syria of extremists
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's president has vowed to rid the country of Muslim extremists whom he blamed for a suicide bombing that killed 42 people, including a top Sunni preacher.
- 22 March, 2013 -- Syria’s Assad vows to clean country of extremists
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian president vowed on Friday to rid the country of Muslim extremists whom he blamed for a suicide blast the previous evening that killed dozens of people, including a top Sunni preacher who was a staunch supporter of Bashar Assad.
- 22 March, 2013 -- Syrian president vows revenge after mosque bombing
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Friday to avenge the death of a senior pro-government cleric who was killed along with dozens of people in a suicide bombing at a Damascus mosque, saying he would "purge our country" of the militants behind the attack in the heart of the cap...
- 22 March, 2013 -- Syria’s Assad vows to cleanse nation of extremists
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — President Bashar Assad vowed Friday to "wipe out" Muslim extremists in Syria, blaming them for a suicide bombing at a mosque that killed dozens of people, including a top cleric who supported the embattled regime in the civil war.
- 24 March, 2013 -- Activists report Syria clashes near Jordan border
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Syrian rebels pressed ahead with their offensive in a restive southern province that borders Jordan on Sunday, as Israel's military said its forces responded to fire by shooting at a target inside Syria.