Monday, June 20, 2011

Top Stories June 20, 2011

ArabNews (Saudi Arabia):  Syrian president blames crisis on 'saboteurs' - President Assad gave a speech warning about "no reform through vandalism."

Lebanon Daily Star:  Assad outlines roadmap to Syria reform - There may be elections in August.

Haaretz (Israel):  Assad promises elections, complete reform package in Syria within months - Yes, more on the Assad speech.

Turkish Daily News:  Assad announces 'national dialogue' in Syria - And it's officially an all-Assad news day!  Protesters are using "illegal means" for their demands.  Assad offered condolences for the deaths that have occurred.  I guess these deaths were spontaneous and not caused by his army.

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