Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad Makes Rare Address

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is delivering a rare public address amid ongoing protests and bloodshed.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is delivering a rare public address amid ongoing protests and bloodshed.

Violence is continuing despite the presence of Arab League observers meant to oversee a peace plan.

Opposition figures have accused the mission of serving to cover up the crackdown on anti-government protests which have been ongoing for almost a year.