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Syria's Assad offered safe haven for resignation
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pictured in Iran Oct. 2, 2010: The embattled president has reportedly taken refuge in his palace in the coastal city of Latakia after the July 18 bombing.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pictured in Iran Oct. 2, 2010: The embattled president has reportedly taken refuge in his palace in the coastal city of Latakia after the July 18 bombing.
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senior Arab League official says the organization plans to offer Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a "safe exit" if he quickly steps down and leaves Syria. In recent months, various nations have unsuccessfully offered Assad asylum in exchange for his resignation. One analyst says that there is "absolutely zero" likelihood that Assad will accept such a deal. On Sunday, 111 people reportedly died in violence across Syria.

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