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Syria’s Assad prays at Damascus mosque for Eid al-Adha

Syria’s Assad prays at Damascus mosque for Eid al-Adha

A picture uploaded on the official page of the Syrian Presidency on the social network site Facebook on October 15, 2013, shows President Bashar al-Assad (4L) and Syrian Grand Mufti Ahmed Hassun (5L) praying at the Sayeda Hassiba mosque in Damascus (Facebook/AFP, -)

A picture uploaded on the official page of the Syrian Presidency on the social network site Facebook on October 15, 2013, shows President Bashar al-Assad (4L) and Syrian Grand Mufti Ahmed Hassun (5L) praying at the Sayeda Hassiba mosque in

Syrian rebels accused of crimes against humanity

• Human Rights Watch documents execution of Alawites by rebels
• Chemical weapons inspectors call for temporary ceasefires
• Egypt condemns US decision to cut military aid

Syria crisis: second team of weapons inspectors deployed

• More inspectors with extra security set for Syria
• US expected to cut military aid to Egypt after crackdown
• Britain and Iran seek to restore diplomatic relations

Syria crisis: US and Russia push for peace talks next month

• Kerry and Lavrov set date for Geneva talks
• Assad proposes Germany as a peace-broker
• US praises Syria after it started destroying chemical weapons
• 6th October deaths underline Egypt’s bitter divisions

Syria’s chemical weapons will take a year to destroy, Assad claims

• Assad suggests US to pay for clearing toxic stockpiles
• Jihadi group seizes Azzaz after rebel infighting
• Egyptian police storm Islamist Cairo suburb