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Syria / Civil War / Damascus, Aleppo #1028330

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 05, 2012
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The claim by rebels in Damascus, Syria, to be holding Iranian elite revolution guards fighting for President Bashir al-Assad noted.

(Studio: Jeff Glor; Aleppo province: Charlie D'AGata) Reports of the fighting in Aleppo between the rebels and the Syrian government forces and the worsening crisis for civilians in the city discussed; scenes shown from the city streets; details given about the ammunition shortage.

(Studio: Jeff Glor) The flight of Syrian refugees into Jordan noted.

(Amman: Charlie Rose) This morning's interview held with Jordan's King Abdullah about Syria. [ABDULLAH - talks about the options for Assad and a political transition by the end of the year or else there will be all-out civil war.]

Glor, Jeff;
D'AGata, Charlie;
Rose, Charlie

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