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  2/7/2013, Shevat 27, 5773

Opposition Gives Assad Until Sunday to Release Women

Forces opposed to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad said, Thursday, that he has until Sunday to release all the women in Syrian prisons as a sign he is willing to start peace talks.

The initiative was raised, this week, by opposition leader Ahmed Moaz Al-Khatib, to the dismay of elements within the opposition.