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World - Africa
8/27/2021 2:59:12 PM
Nigeria's army describes these as mass defections -- the success, it says, of an intensified campaign to end a 12-year conflict that has killed around 40,000 people and displaced around two million more

World - International
2/3/2019 10:30:49 AM

World - International
4/5/2015 9:28:05 PM

World - International
11/26/2013 5:00:16 PM

Egypt - Politics
10/2/2013 6:37:31 PM
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood says alleged defectors who met presidential advisor were not members of Islamist group

World - International
9/19/2013 4:34:47 PM
Government officials confirm Qazi Abdul Hai has joined rebels, but dismiss him as low-level figure whose actions will have little impact

World - Region
9/5/2013 4:53:53 PM
Western diplomatic source says he has confirmation that former Syrian defence minister General Ali Habib has defected and is in Turkey

World - International
7/31/2013 2:10:59 PM
Some 100 US military advisers are helping about 3,000 African troops in a military mission that encourages defections from the LRA through "Come Home" messages distributed in the bush

World - Region
3/16/2013 8:45:37 PM
Syrian regime forces seem to be at lower effective strength than they were at the beginning of the uprising, partly due to defections

Egypt - Politics
1/23/2013 5:03:54 PM
The Salafist political scene has witnessed a number of party splits, defections and new alliances, reshaping potential voter allegiances for this year's parliamentary elections

World - Region
8/11/2012 11:52:05 AM
Encouraging Syrian officers and officials to defect is an effective and organised opposition strategy, say Gulf and Western analysts, who also expect to see a flood of defections as things start to crumble

World - Region
8/6/2012 3:00:23 PM
A timeline of the key defections from the Assad regime since the start of the Syrian uprising in March 2011

World - Region
8/6/2012 3:00:00 PM
Syrian National Council claims that two government ministers and three senior army officers defected to Jordan alongside the recently resigned prime minister

World - Region
7/30/2012 11:22:53 PM
A top Syrian diplomat in London resigns in protest against the Assad regime's 'violent and oppressive' acts against peaceful protesters, coming after a series of defections in recent weeks

World - Region
7/26/2012 12:38:02 AM
Syria's second main battle center, Aleppo, heats up as rebel forces and Syrian military face off; international pressure mounts with two additional defections by ambassadors taking effect

World - Region
6/26/2012 7:41:41 PM
White House spokesman refers to 'defections', fighting closer to Damascus, and the drowning of a Turkish jet are all signs that the ruling regime in Syria is losing control over the 15-month uprising

World - Region
6/24/2012 1:57:26 PM
Days after a Syrian fighter pilot defected with his MiG-21 warplane to Jordan, more military officers are expected to flow

World - Region
6/11/2012 9:48:38 AM
Syria's main opposition group head Abdel Basset Sayda calls upon all officials in the Al-Assad regime to defect to ratchet up internal pressure on President Bashar

World - Region
11/12/2011 3:59:51 PM
While the Arab league suspends Syria membership, security forces continue using violence in the north-western Syrian province of Idlib, near Turkey after scores of soldiers defected from the army

World - Region
10/29/2011 10:03:59 AM
Syrian tanks heavily shell old district in Homs after a wide-range defection in the army, residents said

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