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Syrian President Bashar Assad


Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds

May 31, 2018 4:11 pm

The United States, which supports the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, operates air bases and outposts in the Kurdish-administered region.

A look at some of the Russian officials hit by US sanctions

April 07, 2018 1:34 pm

In total, 24 Russian officials and tycoons face new restrictions while a dozen companies were targeted as Washington stepped up its condemnation of Russia's actions in recent years, support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, hacking attacks and meddling in Western elections.

Brutality of Syria war casts doubt on peace talks

January 22, 2014 1:02 pm

More than 130,000 people have died in Syria's conflict, and more than a quarter of the population of 23 million now live as refugees.

US releases videos showing Syria chemical attacks to help convince public,Congress

September 09, 2013 1:27 am

The United States has accused Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government of using chemical weapons in an August 21 assault

EU imposes sanctions on Assad’s wife,relatives

March 24, 2012 1:04 am

The decisions aren’t legally binding,but are seen as an indicator of the international community’s stance.

India backs regime change in Syria; Russia,China veto

February 05, 2012 2:14 am

This is the second time that Russia and China have carried out their double veto after the first on October 5

‘Assad slaughtering his own people... must go’

August 19, 2011 12:41 am

Obama joined by UK,France,Germany,EU; orders new sanctions on Syria.

Assad sacks Hama governor after protests

July 03, 2011 2:00 am

Syrian President Bashar Assad dismissed the governor of the key central city of Hama,after one of the largest protests to demand an end to Assad’s authoritarian regime.

EU slaps sanctions on Assad

May 24, 2011 12:38 am

The European Union imposed sanctions Monday on Syrian President Bashar Assad because of his government’s continuing crackdown on anti-government protesters.

US secretly funding Syrian Oppn: Cables

April 19, 2011 12:35 am

The State Department has been secretly financing opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad,The Washington Post reported.