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 1 hour ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 2 reports

Syrian defector testifies, shows House lawmakers graphic images of Assad torture

: A Syrian defector who goes only by the name 'Caesar,' and who wore a hood to obscure his face, testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.FNCWASHINGTON – EDITOR'S NOTE: The images linked in this story are of extremely graphic photographs of ... [Published FOXNews.com - 33 mins ago]
Entities: Defector, Deponent, Torture
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

The Syrian war: A pincer move

WHEN an alliance of disgruntled Sunnis led by the Islamic State (IS), an extremist group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), streaked across Iraq in June and proclaimed a caliphate in the territory it holds on both ... [Published The Economist - Middle East & Africa - 2 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

US unveils $378 mn in new humanitarian aid for Syria

NGO: 'Syrian government is raining high explosive barrel bombs on civilians in defiance of UN resolution'The United States on Wednesday unveiled $378 million in new humanitarian aid for the Syrian people, denouncing "appalling 'starve or surrender' tactics" ... [Published i24news - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Syrians 'victims of basic HR violations'

The United Nations’ humanitarian chief Valerie Amos says that Syrian civilians continue to be victims of “flagrant” violations of basic international law and human rights as a result of the foreign-backed militancy ravaging Syria. Amos, the UN’s under-secretary-general ... [Published Press tv - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

FLOOR STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN URGING U.S. ACTION ON SYRIA

Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) today delivered the following statement on the floor of the U.S. Senate urging U.S. action on Syria:“Mr. President, last February I came to the floor to appeal to the conscience of my colleagues and ... [Published U.S. Senator John McCain - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Tunnel explosions strike Syria's Aleppo - Middle East

Opposition forces in Syria have detonated bombs in tunnels under Aleppo and killed at least 13 loyalists of President Bashar al-Assad in the northern city, activists and a monitoring group say. The bombs were reportedly placed in three tunnels running ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Crisis costs Syria’s oil sector $23.5 billion

S yria’s oil sector has lost around $23.5 billion due to damage to facilities and pipelines, looting and production delays since the start of the country’s crisis in 2011 and output has fallen sharply, Syria’s oil minister said.Syria is not a significant ... [Published Al Shams Info - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Syria, Crisis, Sanctions
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

COST TO SAVE SYRIA

INFOVISION: Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad is staying in power, but the U.S. has a costly plan to help bring him down. ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Syrian attacks continue

Photo: Badra Mamet/ReutersA boy, covered with blood, reacting after sustaining injuries following what activists said was an air strike at a site by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Duma in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, yesterday. ... [Published Times of Malta - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rebel group kills 50 Syrian soldiers in Aleppo -UPDATED

World Bulletin/News DeskSyrian opposition group Islamic Front has claimed it has killed at least 50 soldiers loyal to President Bashar al-Assad after blowing up several army headquarters in opposition-controlled Aleppo.Syrian rebels set up explosives beneath ... [Published World Bulletin - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Intense Clashes Between Regime Forces, Rebels on Syrian-Lebanese Borders

BEIRUT Heavy fighting broke out early Tuesday between the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assads regime and Islamist rebels on the border between Syria and Lebanon, activists and official media reported.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rockets Hit Northeastern Towns, No Casualties

:08Four rockets hit on Tuesday the outskirts of the northeastern towns of al-Labweh and Meqraq, without causing casualties, the state-run National News Agency reported.NNA said that the rockets struck the hills lying between the two Shiite towns.The source ... [Published Naharnet - Jul 29 2014]

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Engel Opening Remarks at Syria Briefing [Published Congressman Eliot Engel - 58 mins ago]
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Hezbollah man dies on 'jihad duty' in Iraq [Published Al Jazeera - 1 hour ago]
Assad Poised to Torture 150,000 More [Published Daily Beast - 1 hour ago]
Syrian city of Homs shows signs of life amid mo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
With Mideast in turmoil, Palestinians feel less... [Published Sharenet - 2 hours ago]
The Syrian war: A pincer move [Published The Economist - Middle East & Africa - 2 hours ago]
Irrelevant: Israel and just about everyone igno... [Published Examiner.com - 2 hours ago]
Khamenei Mends Relations with Hamas [Published Foundation for Defense of Democracies - 3 hours ago]
Hamas's biggest backer? It has the entire Westi... [Published Jewish Chronicle - 3 hours ago]
Arrest Warrants Issued against 3 Lebanese over ... [Published Naharnet - 4 hours ago]
A Place for Imperialism in U.S. Foreign Policy? [Published RealClearWorld - 4 hours ago]
Islamic State jihadists fight Kurds, Sunni trib... [Published Yahoo! News - 4 hours ago]
Assessing Secretary Kerry's Proposal [Published Magic City Morning Star - 4 hours ago]
Jihadists order total cover-up for Syrian women [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 5 hours ago]
'Jihadists order total cover-up for Syrian women' [Published Emirates247 - 5 hours ago]
PM: Citizens visiting summer vacation places in... [Published Al Shams Info - 5 hours ago]
US unveils $378 mn in new humanitarian aid for ... [Published i24news - 7 hours ago]
UN condemns attacks on Syrian civilians [Published Albawaba - 7 hours ago]
Syria Kurdish-jihadist battle kills 49 [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 8 hours ago]
Syria Kurdish-Jihadist Battle Kills 49 [Published Naharnet - 8 hours ago]
Syria Government Steps Up ‘Barrel Bombs’ On Civ... [Published Inquisitr - 9 hours ago]
Syrians 'victims of basic HR violations' [Published Press tv - 9 hours ago]
Letters: July 31 [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 10 hours ago]
Hezbollah commander 'killed' in Iraq [Published World Bulletin - 10 hours ago]
Suicide bomber returned to U.S. before his attack [Published Idaho Statesman - 11 hours ago]
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The Syrian war: A pincer move [Published The Economist - Middle East & Africa - 2 hours ago]
WHEN an alliance of disgruntled Sunnis led by the Islamic State (IS), an extremist group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), streaked across Iraq in June and proclaimed a caliphate in the territory it holds on both ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Syria army shelling near ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Syrian Arab Republic 07/30/2014 DOUMA, July 30, 2014 (AFP) - Twelve people were killed, among them a child, in Syrian army shelling late Wednesday on Douma, a rebel-held town near Damascus, a monitoring group said. ...
ISIS Fighter Claims Turkey Funds the Jihadist G... [Published Breitbart Feed - 18 hours ago]
Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his AK Party have a well developed reputation for anti-Semitism and anti-Israel policies generally. But now ties to the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, are emerging. The Jerusalem Post reported ...
Syrian Arab Republic: United States Announces A... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
Source: US Department of StateCountry: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, United States of America 07/30/2014 18:07 GMT WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 (AFP) - The United States on Wednesday unveiled $378 million in new humanitarian aid for ...
Syrian Arab Republic: US unveils $378 mn in new... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, United States of America 07/30/2014 18:07 GMT WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 (AFP) - The United States on Wednesday unveiled $378 million in new humanitarian aid for ...
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Assad prays as war rages across Syria [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 28 2014]
Assad: foreign states will pay for supporting "... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 16 2014]
Syria's Assad sworn in as president [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 16 2014]
Man pulled out from rubble after barrel bomb at... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 18 2014]
Fighting rages across Syria [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 07 2014]
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