Bashar al-Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad sacks Prime Minister Imad Khamis

Some anti-government protests took place in Syria's southern province of Sweida over the past few days, demanding the downfall of the government.

published on : 12th June 2020

Syria President Bashar al- Assad denies Moscow running the show in Syria 

Moscow intervened militarily in Syria's conflict in 2015, when Assad's forces were struggling to hold territory against rebel fighters.

published on : 10th June 2018

Israeli PM Netanyahu warns Bashar al-Assad on Iranian presence in Syria

Noting that Israel had stayed out of Syria's protracted civil war, in which Tehran backs Assad, Netanyahu said increasing Iranian encroachment required "a new calculus".

published on : 7th June 2018

Western strikes on Syria: What will Russia do?

For all of the Kremlin's big talk and bluster, a military response is unlikely, with Moscow expected to stick to a barrage of diplomatic protests, experts say.

published on : 14th April 2018

Turkey welcomes strikes on Syria as 'appropriate'

Turkey on Saturday welcomed Western strikes targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime as an "appropriate response" to a suspected chemical attack that left dozens dead.

published on : 14th April 2018

Assad says airstrikes make Syria even more determined to 'fight terrorism''

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Western strikes on government military installations Saturday only made him more keen to fight back against his opponents.

published on : 14th April 2018

Syria war: All you need to know about the seven years of conflict

The conflict has left more than 350,000 people dead, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

published on : 14th April 2018

US, France, Britain launch strikes on Syria: Donald Trump

The strikes had been expected since harrowing footage surfaced of the aftermath of the alleged toxic gas attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma.

published on : 14th April 2018

Donald Trump yet to make final decision on Syria; will speak to British, French leaders: White House

The White House press secretary said the Trump was to confer with Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May on the action to be taken against the Assad regime.

published on : 13th April 2018

Emmanuel Macron says has 'proof' of Syrian chemical attack, vows response

French President Emmanuel Macron said today that he would respond to "proof" that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons, "at a time of our choosing."

published on : 12th April 2018

Germany expects to be consulted before any attack on Syria: Foreign minister Heiko Maas

Germany expects to be consulted before any Western allies conduct an attack on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces as the allies must be united on the matter, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.

published on : 12th April 2018

Syria President Bashar al-Assad's forces bomb Ghouta despite ceasefire call, toll reaches 500

At least 14 civilians including three children were killed in strikes on Sunday, bringing the total number of dead in the week to 530, among them over 130 children.

published on : 26th February 2018

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has already committed war crimes: White House

The US today accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of committing "war crimes" with Russian support in the strife-torn country where over 400 civilians have been killed in air strikes.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Protest in Istanbul against bloodshed in Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta

Over 200 people on Thursday protested outside the Russian consulate in Istanbul against the deadly assault on Syria's rebel-held enclave.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Syria's Eastern Ghouta: Five deadly days of bombing

The new round of strikes by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad has killed more than 360 civilians and wounded 1,700 others since Sunday.

published on : 22nd February 2018
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