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Syria / Civil War #1028103

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 2012
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The defection to Jordan of Syrian Prime Minister Riad Hijab†† reported; scenes shown of the bombing of Homs by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad’s forces.

(Turkey-Syria border: Holly Williams) A new phase of fighting in Syria’s civil war featured; video shown of men linked to Assad’s regime who were about to be killed by rebels; scenes shown of a refugee camp and of foreign fighters from Libya; details given of different views on a new government and concern about violence between rival factions. [Refugee Mohammad HAJHASAN†† {thru translator} – defends the killings; states we want a democracy within an Islamic state.] [Activist Jamil SAEB†† {thru translator} – notes countries like Saudi Arabia are pushing their Islamic agenda by supporting the rebels.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(No location given: Charlie Rose) Interview held with Jordan's King Abdullah about the war in Syria. [ABDULLAH – says Assad using chemical weapons would be a tripwire for many nations; notes concern about them falling into rebel hands.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Williams, Holly;
Rose, Charlie

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