Defection

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Report: Assad's Former Defense Minister Defects

Report: Assad's Former Defense Minister Defects

Two years after being placed on house arrest, Former Syrian Defense Minister Ali Habib has reportedly fled to Turkey.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/09/2013 00:18
Over 70 Syrian Officers Defect to Turkey

Over 70 Syrian Officers Defect to Turkey

As many as 73 Syrian military officers defected from the Syrian army and have crossed the border into Turkey with their families.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/06/2013 02:22
Syrian Army General and Son Defect to Jordan

Syrian Army General and Son Defect to Jordan

A high-ranking officer in the Syrian Army and his son have defected to Jordan. He said morale in Pres. Bashar al-Assad’s regime is low.Chana Ya'ar, 17/03/2013 10:28
Iran Probes Diplomat's Defection in Norway

Iran Probes Diplomat's Defection in Norway

Iran said Saturday it is investigating the reported defection of one of its diplomats in Norway.Arutz Sheva staff, 24/02/2013 17:59
Where is Syria's Deputy President?

Where is Syria's Deputy President?

Farouk Al-Sharaa disappeared 10 days ago. Syrian statements on whether he has defected are contradictory.Gil Ronen, 20/08/2012 09:05
Report: More Senior Syrian Officials May Defect

Report: More Senior Syrian Officials May Defect

Members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s inner circle are secretly making plans to defect to the opposition, say U.S. officials.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/06/2012 22:00