Syrian Army's Logistics Chief DefectsThe Syrian army's logistics chief, General Mohammed Khalluf, has defected, activists claim.
20 Syrian Troops Defect to TurkeyA group of some 20 Syrian soldiers, including a general, have defected from the army and fled to Turkey.
Report: Defected Syrian Helping U.S. IntelligenceThe Syrian government's former spokesman, Jihad Makdissi, is co-operating with U.S. intelligence officials, the British Guardian reports.
Assad Forces Torch Former FM Spokesman's HomeLoyalist forces have torched the home of former Syrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad al-Makdissi, who has fled the country.
Key Syrian Defector Hints that France Helped HimKey Syrian defector General Manaf Tlas hints that French secret agents helped him flee Syria, won't explain how.
Syrian Air Force Intel Chief AssassinatedThe head of Syria's Air Force intelligence has been assassinated by an aide, Arab media sources report.
Former Syrian MP Flees to JordanA former Syrian MP, Nasser Al Hariri from Daraa, has fled to Jordan along with large numbers of Syrian officers.
Cousin of Syrian Vice President DefectsColonel Yarab al-Shara, a cousin of Syrian Vice President Farouk al-Shara, announces defection from Assad’s regime.
White House: Assad's Government is CrumblingWhite House says the defection of Syria's prime minister shows that the Syrian government is “crumbling from within”.
Syrian Intelligence Officer DefectsSenior Syrian officer reported to have defected. He was head of an intelligence organization responsible for monitoring dissent.
Defected Syrian General: Denounce Assad's CrimesDefected Syrian brigadier general Manaf Tlas calls on the Syrian military to denounce the crimes committed by Assad's forces.
Defecting Syrian General Confirmed to be in FranceGeneral Manaf Tlas, who defected from Assad's regime this month, is confirmed by President Hollande to be in France.
Syrian Intelligence Chief Defects to Rebel ForcesThe head of Syrian intelligence has allegedly left the country and defected. His whereabouts are unknown.
Defecting Diplomat: Only Force Can Topple AssadNawaf Fares, Syria's ambassador to Iraq who defected: There is no way Assad can be pushed from power without force.
Syria's Ambassador to Iraq DefectsSyria's ambassador to Iraq, Nawaf Fares, has defected from the regime of embattled President Bashar al-Assad.
U.S. Welcomes Defection of Top Syrian GeneralU.S. says the defection of a top general from the Syrian regime is “significant”, but notes that Assad still “has loyalists around.”
Top Syrian General Defects to TurkeyManaf Tlass, a Syrian general who was a leading member of Assad's inner circle, has defected to Turkey.
15th General Defects from Syria to TurkeyA Syrian general and a number of soldiers among 66 Syrians who flee into Turkey in one day.
Report: 85 Syrian Soldiers Defect to TurkeyNearly 300 Syrians have defected to Turkey, including 85 soldiers, Turkey's state-run news agency reports.
Syrian Army Officers, More Pilots DefectDozens of Syrian Army officers have defected to the opposition forces and taken their weapons with them.