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  Elul 1, 5772 , 19/08/12

Report: Assad Appoints Interior Minister Vice President

Lebanese TV reports that Syrian President Assad has appointed Interior Minister Ibrahim a-Shaar Vice President in place of dismissed VP Farouk a-Shara, who is rumored to have defected recently.

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