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Assad Declares Amnesty For Prisoners

AP | ALBERT AJI and BARBARA SURK | Posted 08.09.2014 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad declared a general amnesty Monday for prisoners in the country, state media reported, less than...

Assad Reduces Sentences Of Some Rebel Prisoners, Opposition Calls 'Empty Gesture'

AP | ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria's president on Tuesday slashed prison terms by three quarters for an unspecified number of rebels convicted as "terroris...