Syrian reaction to Assad's speech

Bashar al-Assad has addressed his nation but did not make any major concessions. We have the latest from Damascus.

    Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has addressed the nation; but did not make any major concessions, despite more than two weeks of anti-government protests.

    He blamed conspirators and media channels for stirring unrest.

    Cal Perry has the latest from the capital Damascus.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.