Syrian pro-government troops hold a position in Aleppo's eastern Karm al-Jabal neighbourhood. Germany’s chief prosecutor has issued an international arrest warrant for one of Syria’s most senior military officials, lawyers said on Friday. Photo: AFP

Germany seeks arrest of Bashar al-Assad’s top general for war crimes at Syria’s notorious detention centres

The move against the head of Syria’s powerful Air Force Intelligence Directorate marks a milestone for prosecutors who are trying to bring senior members of Assad’s security apparatus to trial

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Syrian pro-government troops hold a position in Aleppo's eastern Karm al-Jabal neighbourhood. Germany’s chief prosecutor has issued an international arrest warrant for one of Syria’s most senior military officials, lawyers said on Friday. Photo: AFP
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