27 Aug '11, 12pm

Iran urges Assad to listen

Iran urges Assad to listen

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces killed two more protesters on Saturday, as close ally Iran said his government should recognise 'legitimate' popular demands and warned of an unpredictable regional vacuum if the regime falls. -- PHOTO: REUTERS DAMASCUS (AFP) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces killed two more protesters on Saturday, as close ally Iran said his government should recognise 'legitimate' popular demands and warned of an unpredictable regional vacuum if the regime falls. Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal reported the United States and Israel are monitoring Syria's suspected weapons of mass destruction, fearing chemical agents and long-range missiles could fall into terrorist hands. In the latest bloodletting, one demonstrator was killed and 10 hurt when club-wielding security forces attacked a group of people leaving prayers at the Rifai mosqu...

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