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Syrian people react as they watch Syria's embattled President Bashar... News PhotoApplauding,Bashar al-Assad,Civil War,Civilian,Crisis,Damascus,Effigy,Government,Horizontal,Making,Middle East,People,Politics,Rebellion,Speech,Syria,Syrian Civil War,Television SetPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSyrian people react as they watch Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad making a public address on the state-run Syrian TV, on January 6, 2013 in Damascus. Bashar al-Assad in a rare speech Sunday 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 / LOUAI BESHARA (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)