Maher al-Assad

Type: Person
Name: Maher al-Assad (Maher Hafez al-Assad)
Title: Lt. Col.
Organization: Presidential Guard, Baath party
Date of Birth: 1968
Place of Birth: Syria
Nationality: Syria
Fact Sheet: Biography for Maher Hafez al-Assad
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Saddam Hussein's Ghost

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) may have recently cut its name in half, but its fortunes have gained by orders of magnitude, judging by recent developments across a stretch of territory that is now more appropriately referred to as “Syraq.” ... [Published RealClearWorld - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Saddam’s ghost

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) may have recently cut its name in half, but its fortunes have gained by orders of magnitude, judging by recent developments across a stretch of territory that is now more appropriately referred to as “Syraq.” ... [Published NOW News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Honorable Thing to Do Is Kill Someone: Defeating Men's Culture of Honor to Overcome the Syrian Catastrophe

First the bad news: a fracture in the Middle East is looming. There is a fracturing of states along sectarian lines that has been funded and instigated by a variety of men around the Middle East and beyond. There is a radicalization both of dictators ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Shady Syrian Oligarchs Who Keep The Regime Afloat

DAMASCUS — In Syria , it’s business as usual.Despite the desolate landscape of destruction that loyalist troops leave behind and the sanctions imposed by Western countries, a few entrepreneurs in the power's sphere of influence are still amassing profits, ... [Published Worldcrunch - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Who is making this convoluted call on Syria?

The point man is Secretary of State John Kerry who doesn't communicate much with Congress. He works for Barack Obama who doesn't discuss much with Congress either. "The Lone Ranger" and Tonto ride again.Does it make sense for the US could segregate and ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Assad brother seen in Facebook picture after two year absence

Maher Assad, commander of the Syrian army's elite Fourth Division, was reportedly badly wounded in a 2012 bombing. Syrian President Bashar Assad's brother, rumored to have been seriously wounded in a bombing two year ago, has reemerged in a picture uploaded ... [Published Haaretz - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 3 reports

Bashar al-Assad’s younger brother makes rare appearance after serious bomb injuries

Maher al-Assad, not seen in public since reportedly losing both legs in a Damascus bomb in 2012, shown on Facebook looking relaxed and jovial Beirut-based Syrian singer George Wassouf uploaded a mobile phone photograph of a smiling Maher al-Assad to his ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Car bombing in western Syria kills 34

A car bomb in Syria's western province of Hama killed 34 and injured more than 50, Syria's state news agency SANA said on Friday, and blamed the attack on terrorists fighting forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, ... [Published Tehran Times - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Brother of Syria's Assad appears in picture after presumed dead years earlier

War in Syria rages on with car bomb claimed by rebels killing 35; UN's Ban calls for arms embargo on SyriaAfter being presumed dead, the brother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has popped up on twitter in a picture with a well-known Syrian singer, ... [Published i24news - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 3 reports

Maher Assad photos circulate widely

BEIRUT: Photographs purporting to show President Bashar Assad’s brother Maher have circulated widely this week on both pro-regime and anti-regime social media sites. The photos show Maher with his guests, Syrian singer George Wassouf and his son, in Damascus. ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Assad’s sister-law is among the Syrian regime’s fiercest critics

Majd Jadaan's family has a history of opposing the Assads, Syria's ruling clan. But her life changed when her sister married one of them. She tells FRANCE 24 about her relationship with the Assad family and of her hopes for a Syria without them.Early ... [Published France24 - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Jun 07 2014 - Updated Jun 07 2014 - 1 reports

Will Assad step down?

Do Arab ministers really think that their call for Bashar Assad to step down and for Kofi Annan’s mission to ensure a “transfer of power” in Syria will reach the ears of Assad or Moscow? Or is it that the Arabs have decided to issue this call based on ... [Published Arab News - Jun 07 2014]
Entities: Syria, Syrians, Damascus

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Saddam Hussein's Ghost [Published RealClearWorld - Jul 11 2014]
Saddam’s ghost [Published NOW News - Jul 10 2014]
The Honorable Thing to Do Is Kill Someone: Def... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 03 2014]
The Shady Syrian Oligarchs Who Keep The Regime ... [Published Worldcrunch - Jun 30 2014]
Who is making this convoluted call on Syria? [Published Examiner.com - Jun 28 2014]
Assad brother seen in Facebook picture after tw... [Published Haaretz - Jun 22 2014]
Bashar al-Assad’s younger brother makes rare ap... [Published Telegraph - Jun 21 2014]
Maher al-Assad on Facebook two years after rumo... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jun 21 2014]
AFP - Syria-conflict-military-Maher [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 21 2014]
Car bombing in western Syria kills 34 [Published Tehran Times - Jun 20 2014]
Brother of Syria's Assad appears in picture aft... [Published i24news - Jun 20 2014]
Maher Assad photos circulate widely [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jun 19 2014]
Maher Assad Appears for First Time in Four Years [Published Naharnet - Jun 19 2014]
New picture of Maher al-Assad on Twitter [Published NOW News - Jun 19 2014]
Assad’s sister-law is among the Syrian regime’s... [Published France24 - Jun 11 2014]
Will Assad step down? [Published Arab News - Jun 07 2014]
Syria: Love in the Time of Tyranny [Published Global Voices Online - May 03 2014]
Cold comfort: the Syrian refugees trying to mak... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 29 2014]
How Bashar al-Assad created the feared shabiha ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 23 2014]
Syria's ruling dynasty enters fourth year of war [Published Turkish Press - Mar 14 2014]
Saudis and CIA agree to Arm Syrian “Moderates” ... [Published Syria Comment - Feb 15 2014]
Biography for Muhammad Hamsho [Published Able2Act - Mar 14 2007]
Biography for Abd-al-Fattah al-Qadsiya [Published Able2Act - Feb 16 2007]
Biography for Khaled Nasr Qaddur [Published Able2Act - Feb 16 2007]
Biography for Maher Hafez al-Assad [Published Able2Act - Feb 16 2007]
Biography for Faisal Tawfiq Samaq [Published Able2Act - Feb 16 2007]
Biography for Raif al-Quwatli [Published Able2Act - Feb 16 2007]
Biography for Mayzar Nidham-al-Din [Published Able2Act - Feb 16 2007]
Biography for Imar Saati [Published Able2Act - Jan 31 2007]
Biography for Bushra al-Assad [Published Able2Act - Sep 19 2006]
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Syria: Love in the Time of Tyranny [Published Global Voices Online - May 03 2014]
This post is part of a special series of articles by blogger and activist, Marcell Shehwaro, describing the realities of life in Syria during the ongoing armed conflict between forces loyal to the current regime, and those seeking to oust it. heart ...
Saudis and CIA agree to Arm Syrian “Moderates” ... [Published Syria Comment - Feb 15 2014]
Saudis and CIA agree to Arm Syrian Moderates with Advanced Anti-aircraft and Anti-tank Weapons by Joshua Landis The news that the “Saudis Agree to Provide Syrian Rebels With Mobile Antiaircraft Missiles,” as reported by the Wall Street Journal (article ...
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