Obama and Erdogan Demand Assad to Step Down

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(Washington) - US President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted Bashar al-Assad must step down amid a flurry of moves to organize peace talks to end Syria's bloody civil war. The two met in Washington as…

Syrian President Calls for Mobilization

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(Damascus) - Delivering speech at the opera house in central Damascus, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made his first public appearance in months, calling for a "full national mobilization" to fight against rebels he described as al-Qaeda…