Bashar al-Assad

Type: Person
Name: Bashar al-Assad (Bashar al-Asad)
Title: President
Organization: Syrian Government
Date of Birth: 11/09/1965
Place of Birth: Damascus
Fact Sheet: Biography for Bashar al-Assad
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 10 reports

Saudi Intelligence Chief Resigns

CAIRO — Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, has been removed from his post “at his own request” according to Saudi state media.The news that Prince Bandar bin Sultan is being replaced as Saudi intelligence chief was cheered by ... [Published VOA News - 54 mins ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Suspected torture by Syria govt. reported to UNSC

An international team of experts looking into alleged acts of torture by Syrian security authorities say more than 10,000 people appear to have been tortured to death. They urged that the matter be referred to the International Criminal Court.The team, ... [Published NHK - 14 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Saudi replaces veteran intel chief Prince Bandar

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has replaced intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the kingdom’s pointman on the Syrian conflict, “at his own request,” the official SPA news agency announced Tuesday. In a royal decree, the powerful official was “exempted... ... [Published Daily Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 4 reports

Mortar fire on Syria schools kills child, hurts 40

Mortar rounds fired on schools in the Syrian capital today killed a child and wounded more than 40 people, among them more children, state media said.Rebels fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad hold some territory on the outskirts of Damascus from ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Syria, Mortar, Rocket Attack
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 5 reports

Assad Claims a ‘Turning Point’ in Syria As Military Makes Gains

The government capture of three rebel-held towns has Syrian president claiming victory, but with the country on the verge of collapse, he presides over an empire of ashesSyrian troops reclaimed the ancient Christian town of Maaloula on Monday, the crowning ... [Published Time - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Syrian Parliament to Announce Date of Presidential Elections Next Week

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria's parliament will announce the date of the country's presidential election to be held this year, reports said.Syria's Al Watan newspaper stated that the speaker of the country's parliament Mohamed Jihad Lahham will announce the exact ... [Published Fars News Agency - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

US criticizes Assad claim of having upper hand in Syria conflict

WASHINGTON - The United States on Monday criticized Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's reported analysis that he is gaining an upper hand in the conflict, and claiming the prolonged conflict had ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Iran defeated plans of 86 countries: Guard officer

BEIRUT: A top Iranian military officer has said Tehran managed to fend off a campaign by 86 countries to topple the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.The Fars news agency quoted Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, speaking Friday at a ceremony in the ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 4 reports

3 journalists for Hezbollah TV killed in Syria

The three were filming in the historic Christian town after it was seized by the Syrian army when the incident occurred.Al-Manar identified the three as reporter Hamza al-Haj Hassan, technician Halim Allaw, and cameraman Mohammed Mantash. Two of their ... [Published Northwest Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 7 reports

Both Sides Allege New Chemical Weapon Attack in Syria

A deadly gas not on the list of chemical weapons Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was made to relinquish to the international community last year was used twice in a northern Syrian village this weekend, prompting accusations that both the government ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 4 reports

War turning in regimes favour Syrias Assad says

DAMASCUS: Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday the three-year war that is tearing the country apart is turning in the government's favour, state television reported. "This ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad says civil war is turning in regimes favour

President Bashar al-Assad has said that the country's three-year civil war is turning in the government's favour, state news agency SANA reported."This is a turning point in the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]

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»Jordan jets destroy vehicles near Syria border... [Published Al Ghad - 16 mins ago]
‘Syria to make more gains over militants’ [Published Press tv - 19 mins ago]
FM meets Syrian opposition leader [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - 46 mins ago]
Saudi Intelligence Chief Resigns [Published VOA News - 54 mins ago]
UPDATE 3-Jordanian warplanes destroy vehicles t... [Published Zawya.com - 1 hour ago]
Despite modest improvement, widespread impunity... [Published The Express Tribune - 1 hour ago]
Mikdad: Syria is facing war led by US and undem... [Published Syrian Arab News Agency - 1 hour ago]
Celebration: National Day of Syria today [Published Manila Bulletin - 1 hour ago]
Who uses poison gas in Syria? [Published Gulf News - 1 hour ago]
Villagers file suit against ministry over stray... [Published Zaman - 1 hour ago]
Most Reported Deaths in Syria Have Not Been Com... [Published Antiwar.com - 2 hours ago]
Reyhanlı attack [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - 2 hours ago]
Centcom commander lauds U.S. intelligence adva... [Published Tampa Tribune - 2 hours ago]
Renewed barrage of overtures targets Israel for... [Published Layman Online - 2 hours ago]
Prince Bandar steps down from Intelligence Chie... [Published Saudi Arabia Information Source - 2 hours ago]
Jordanian Air Force Destroys 'Syrian Rebels' Co... [Published International Business Times UK - 2 hours ago]
Jordan Destroys 'Camouflaged' Vehicles Crossing... [Published Naharnet - 2 hours ago]
Jordanian warplanes destroy vehicles trying to ... [Published PANORAMA.am - 2 hours ago]
Druze Sheikhs Protest in Sweida [Published Carnegie Endowment - 2 hours ago]
Syria’s civil war: The ebb and flow of horror [Published The Economist - Middle East & Africa - 2 hours ago]
Syria: Assad troops advance in Homs [Published Asharq Al Awsat - 2 hours ago]
Behind Assad's victory boasts, a recalibration ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours ago]
Syrian army steps up Homs offensive as rebels l... [Published Washington Post - 3 hours ago]
Syrian President Assad's Favourite Restaurant M... [Published International Business Times UK - 3 hours ago]
End of an era as Prince Bandar departs Saudi in... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
Session to Elect Lebanon President on April 23 [Published ABC News - 3 hours ago]
Jordan: Combat vehicles from Syria destroyed [Published Al Jazeera - 3 hours ago]
Syria fighting leaves Maaloula, a historic Chri... [Published Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago]
Malcolm: As Ukraine Fighting Erupts, Obama Hail... [Published Investor's Business Daily - 3 hours ago]
Iran foreign minister to visit Russia next week [Published Al Ahram - 3 hours ago]
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Reyhanlı attack [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - 2 hours ago]
From Ali, the Angry Arab's correspondent in Turkey:  "The post regarding the Turkish diplomat confession about Reyhanlı attack was carried out by al-Qaeda contains a manipulation. Turkish people don't "widely believe" that the attack was carried out by ...
Syria’s civil war: The ebb and flow of horror [Published The Economist - Middle East & Africa - 2 hours ago]
ACCORDING to President Bashar Assad, Syria’s three-year-old fratricide may soon be over. Speaking at Damascus University on April 13th, he declared that his army’s “war on terror” had reached a turning point. From now on, he implied, it would essentially ...
Turkish diplomat says Reyhanlı attack carried o... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - 4 hours ago]
"In a stunning revelation, a Turkish diplomat has for the first time admitted that the bloody Reyhanlı attack, which ravaged the border town of Reyhanlı on May 11, 2013, leaving 53 people dead and scores wounded, was carried out by Syrian elements of ...
Morning Brief: Hundreds Missing After Ferry Cap... [Published FP Passport - 4 hours ago]
Hundreds Missing After Ferry Capsizes, Sinks off South Korea Top news: Nearly 300 people, most of them high school students, are missing after a ferry en route to the resort island of Jeju sank off the southwestern coast of South Korea. At least ...
U.S. Anti-Tank Rockets Show Up in Syrian Rebel ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - 9 hours ago]
Online videos show Syrian rebels using what appear to be U.S. anti-tank rockets, weapons experts say, the first significant American-built armaments in the country's civil war.They would signal a further internationalization of the conflict, with new ...
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Syrian rebels battle for coastal towns near Tur... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 26 2014]
Fierce fighting in Syria [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 24 2014]
Rebels battle for Syria border post, Deraa chec... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 22 2014]
On third anniversary of Syrian war, residents y... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 15 2014]
Rebels battle for northern Syria town [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 22 2014]
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At the UN Rally, Thousands of Iranians Chant: R... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 24 2013]
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