'Is Bashar al-Assad close to breaking point?'

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Wed Dec 5 2012, 04:02:52

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, 05/12/12: Unrest in Egypt is getting a lot of attention in the international press today following clashes yesterday outside of the presidential palace in Cairo. Le Monde takes a closer look at the controversial draft constitution that's sparked outrage. Meanwhile, The Independent wonders if Bashar al-Assad is close to breaking point. Articles in both the Independent and Gulf News argue against foreign intervention in Syria.

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