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 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Syria's Military: Last Man Standing?

The Carnegie Middle East Center is a recognized source of informed policy research and analysis on the challenges of political and socioeconomic development, peace, and security in the Middle East and North Africa.Carnegie Europe aims to foster new thinking ... [Published Carnegie Endowment - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Assad sworn in president, vows to recover all Syria

DAMASCUS Bashar Al Assad was sworn in on Wednesday as Syria’s president for a new term, after an election his supporters say proves that a rebellion to unseat him has failed after three years of war.After taking the oath of office before a Holy Quran ... [Published Oman Tribune - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Assad sworn in, vows to retake all Syria from rebels

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Bashar al-Assad was sworn in on Wednesday as Syria's president for a new term, after an election his opponents dismiss as a sham but his supporters say proves that a rebellion to unseat him has failed after three years of war. After ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Jul 16 2014]
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 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 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 May 03 2014 - Updated May 03 2014 - 1 reports

Syria: Love in the Time of Tyranny

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 ... [Published Global Voices Online - May 03 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Cold comfort: the Syrian refugees trying to make a new life in Sweden

Salah Debas in the Swedish farmhouse where he now lives. Photograph: Matilde Gattoni'My life in Syria was amazing, I had everything," says Salah Debas, 23, with a mix of nostalgia and desperation. Until two years ago, Debas worked for a radio station ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 29 2014]
Entities: Syria, Refugees, Sweden
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

How Bashar al-Assad created the feared shabiha militia: an insider speaks

Former member of Syrian ruling family's inner circle gives first direct account of how shabiha paramilitaries were ordered to kill and torture opponents of the regime A former Assad regime insider has given the first direct account of how Syria's ruling ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 23 2014]

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Syria's Military: Last Man Standing? [Published Carnegie Endowment - Jul 29 2014]
Assad sworn in president, vows to recover all S... [Published Oman Tribune - Jul 17 2014]
Assad sworn in, vows to retake all Syria from r... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Jul 16 2014]
UPDATE 1-Assad sworn in, vows to retake all Syr... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 16 2014]
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]
Bashar al-Assad’s younger brother makes rare ap... [Published Telegraph - Jun 21 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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