Rais Assad alihutubia taifa wakati mapigano yakiongezeka
Marekani inaeleza kwamba mpango wa Rais Bashar al-Assadwa kuitisha mkutano wa maridhiano hauambatani na ukwekli wa mambona na ni juhudi nyinge za kutaka kun'gn'gania madaraka.
Picha ya Rais Bashar al-Assad iiliyotolewa na Shirika la Habari la Syria SANA, akitoa hotuba kwa taifa kwenye ukumbi wa maonesho mjini Damascus, Syria, January 6, 2013.
Rais Bashar al-Assad akiwapungia mkono mashabiki wake baada ya kulihutubia taifa mjini Damascus, Syria, January 6, 2013.
Demonstrators hold a sign that reads "The Arab spring will turn you (Syrian President Bashar al-Assad) into soap bubbles that will disappear" during a protest in Habeet near Idlib, Syria, January 6, 2013.
Free Syrian Army fighters, wounded during the battle to capture Taftanaz air base, receive treatment at a field hospital in northern Idlib, Syria, January 6, 2013.