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Timeline: Unrest in Syria

Published On: Aug 26 2013 11:42:10 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 01 2013 08:25:25 AM CDT

Two years after the first anti-government protests, the conflict in Syria rages on. Learn about the major events in the country's tumultuous uprising.

Bashar al-Assad
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CNN

January 2013 -- Assad announces he will not step down and that his vision of Syria's future includes a new constitution and an end to support for the opposition, which he calls terrorists. The opposition refuses to work with Assad's government.

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