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 Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Eids in Damascus, told to stay put

Arab Democratic Party leader Ali Eid and his son, politburo chief Rifaat, are residing at a maximum security compound in Damascus, close to Bashar Assad’s presidential palace in the neighborhood of Mohajrin, The Daily Star has learned.News reports emerged ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

‘Active phase’ of Syrian conflict will be over in 2014 – Assad to Russian ex-official

19:46Syria's President Bashar Assad (Reuters/SANA)The “active phase” of the military conflict in Syria will be over this year. However, the Syrian government will continue to “fight terrorists,” President Bashar Assad told Sergey Stepashin, the former ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Chechen Militants in Syria Make Key Gains in Syria Fighting

:34 AM Age: 9 minCategory: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Syria, Middle East, Russia(Source: BBC News)The actions of Chechens in Syria—repeatedly examined in this ... [Published Jamestown Foundation - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Mujahideen of Army of Emigrants and Supporters kill Brigadier-General, Maher-al-Assad's deputy

According to Akhbar Sham , the Assad regime acknowledged the death of Brigadier-General Samea Yusuf Abbas, the head of the 102nd Brigade of the elite Republican Guard, commanded by Maher al-Assad, Assad's brother.Yusuf Abbas was killed by Mujahedeen of ... [Published Kavkaz-Center - Mar 27 2014]
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]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Blood ties: the shadowy member of the Assad clan who ignited the Syrian conflict

BEIRUT and AMMAN//On a summer evening five months into the Syrian uprising, a well-dressed man, a little heavy-set but younger looking than his 50 years, sat quietly at the bar of the Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus, having a drink and smoking a cigar ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Syria's ruling dynasty enters fourth year of war

Home World NewsFriday, March 14, 2014 A single family has ruled Syria for over 40 years but this week sees the fourth year of war to unseat the Al-Assad clan ANKARA -$ The Syrian civil war enters its fourth year this week having claimed more than 100,000 ... [Published Turkish Press - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Feb 15 2014 - Updated Feb 15 2014 - 1 reports

Saudis and CIA agree to Arm Syrian “Moderates” with Advanced Anti-aircraft and Anti-tank Weapons

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 ... [Published Syria Comment - Feb 15 2014]

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Eids in Damascus, told to stay put [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Apr 16 2014]
‘Active phase’ of Syrian conflict will be over ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 07 2014]
Chechen Militants in Syria Make Key Gains in Sy... [Published Jamestown Foundation - Apr 05 2014]
Mujahideen of Army of Emigrants and Supporters ... [Published Kavkaz-Center - Mar 27 2014]
How Bashar al-Assad created the feared shabiha ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 23 2014]
Blood ties: the shadowy member of the Assad cla... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Mar 20 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]
How possible US strike against Syria could unfold [Published Beaver County Times - Aug 28 2013]
Thousands were victims of Syrian chemical poiso... [Published Telegraph - Aug 24 2013]
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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