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Rebel fighter sit watching Syria's embattled President Bashar... News PhotoAleppo,Bashar al-Assad,City,Civil War,Conflict,Crisis,Effigy,Fighting,Horizontal,Making,Middle East,Politics,Rebellion,Sitting,Speech,Syria,Syrian Civil War,Television,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPRebel fighter sit watching Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad making a public address on the state-run Syrian TV, on January 6, 2013 in the city of Aleppo. Assad in a rare speech denounced the opposition as 'slaves' of the West and called for a national dialogue conference to be followed by a referendum on a national charter and parliamentary elections. AFP PHOTO/ZAC BAILLIE (Photo credit should read ZAC BAILLIE/AFP/Getty Images)