Bashar Assad

Bashar Assad
President of Syria
 

Fikri Isik: Russia and Iran can#039t be excluded from Syrian process

Fikri Isik: "Russia and Iran can't be excluded from Syrian process"

Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik spoke about the regional role of Turkey and its relations with the West at the Munich Security Conference, held today. Isik noted that recently, a huge number of events happened in the …

Extremists start new #039battle of liberation#039 in Syria

Extremists start new 'battle of liberation' in Syria

The leader of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, Hashem al-Sheikh, said in his first video speech that has promised to escalate attacks against the Syrian army with the goal of liberating all of Syria's territory. "We …

Syrian opposition may skip Geneva talks

Syrian opposition may skip Geneva talks

Syrian opposition will refuse to participate in talks on the Syria crisis settlement in Geneva, scheduled for February 20, if its demands made during the Astana negotiations are not fulfilled, the head of the Syrian armed opposition delegation to …

The coming clash with Iran

The coming clash with Iran

By declaring that "we are officially putting Iran on notice,” Michael Flynn drew a red line for President Trump

When Will ISIS End?

When Will ISIS End?

yrian Army, Russia Bomb Islamic State In Aleppo As Iraqi Troops Battle For Mosul

Russian delegation plans to visit Syria on February 6

Russian delegation plans to visit Syria on February 6

A 14-member Russian delegation including lawmakers plans to visit Syria next Monday, with a likely meeting with the country's President Bashar Assad, a Syrian parliament source said. "The visit will begin on …

What#039s eating Trump, Putin, Hollande, Merkel, May, Rouhani and Abe?

What's eating Trump, Putin, Hollande, Merkel, May, Rouhani and Abe?

Cooperation in Ukraine would represent stark turn in US policy

Trump promises safe zones for Syria, Russia warns of #039consequences#039

Trump promises safe zones for Syria, Russia warns of 'consequences'

The new president hopes the creation of safe zones inside Syria will stop the flow of refugees to the US

Boris Johnson signals shift in UK policy on Syria#039s Assad

Boris Johnson signals shift in UK policy on Syria's Assad

The UK accepts that Bashar al-Assad should be allowed to run for re-election in the event of a peace settlement in Syria, Boris Johnson has said, in a dramatic reversal of the British policy stretching …

Astana Talks to contribute to cease-fire

Astana Talks to contribute to cease-fire

The Syrian opposition is "waiting for something more than statements"

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Road to peace in Syria lies through Kazakh steppes

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Road to peace in Syria lies through Kazakh steppes

What Syria talks gave to Astana and what is Kazakhstan's role in international politics

 Talks on Syria#039s Civil War off to a Rocky Start

Talks on Syria's Civil War off to a Rocky Start

The negotiations in Kazakhstan's capital continue today

Turkey softens stance towards Bashar al-Assad in Syria settlement

Turkey softens stance towards Bashar al-Assad in Syria settlement

This comes as Turky focuses on countering IS and the US-backed Kurdish YPG militia in northern Syria

Will US and Iran representatives attend inter-Syrian talks in Kazakhstan?

Will US and Iran representatives attend inter-Syrian talks in Kazakhstan?

Contrary to Ankara and Moscow, Tehran rules out Washington's participation in Astana talks

Vyacheslav Matuzov: Those who bet on military solution to Syrian conflict will not come to Astana

Vyacheslav Matuzov: "Those who bet on military solution to Syrian conflict will not come to Astana"

Russian orientalist believes that the split is the main danger to the Islamic Arab world

Russia and Turkey carry out first joint air attacks in Syria#039s al-Bab

Russia and Turkey carry out first joint air attacks in Syria's al-Bab

Moscow says nine of its jets joined Turkish air force in 'highly effective' bombing of Islamic State targets

French ex-PM names main culprit of Syrian crisis

French ex-PM names main culprit of Syrian crisis

France does not see a political solution to the Syrian crisis, if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad retaining power, the former French prime minister and presidential primary candidate, Manuel Valls, said …

Syrian rebels agree to attend Astana peace talks

Syrian rebels agree to attend Astana peace talks

A leader of Jaysh al-Islam, Mohammed Alloush, will head the rebel delegation

Russia invites United States to Astana

Russia invites United States to Astana

An invite to Syria talks is first sign of enhanced US-Russia relations under Trump

The U.S. Should Back Russia’s Syria Ceasefire

The U.S. Should Back Russia’s Syria Ceasefire

Obama's improvisation strategy in Syria has always used suddenly appeared possibilities

 Assad: victory in sight after Aleppo #039tipping point#039

Assad: victory in sight after Aleppo 'tipping point'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview with French media that his forces are on the road to victory after recapturing the key city of Aleppo last month. "We don't consider it (retaking Aleppo …

Russia defeated United States in Syria

Russia defeated United States in Syria

In the process of the Syrian conflict settlement America has lost leadership and turned into observer, Moscow currently has the leading role. "The United States are bitter about the fact that bloodshed in Syria lasts for several …

 German Foreign Ministry: Assad#039s future should be discussed in Astana

German Foreign Ministry: Assad's future should be discussed in Astana

The future of Syrian President Bashar Assad and other Syrian internal issues should be discussed at the peace talks in Kazakh city of Astana, the German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said Monday. …

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

In the case of Syria peace drive Moscow is at centre of decision making while US is out in the cold

Putin, Assad discuss Syrian ceasefire, Astana talks in phone call

Putin, Assad discuss Syrian ceasefire, Astana talks in phone call

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar Assad discussed in a phone call on Thursday recent agreements on nationwide truce and transition to peace process in war-torn …

Russian parliamentarians discuss Syrian ceasefire with Assad

Russian parliamentarians discuss Syrian ceasefire with Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad strongly supports the common efforts of Russia and other countries aimed at reaching a ceasefire between the warring sides in Syria, the Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council Committee for …

Washington’s exiguous role in the Caucasus and Europe

Washington’s exiguous role in the Caucasus and Europe

The situation of Nagorno-Karabakh must garner a special priority in the landscape of US Foreign Policy Interests

Russia#039s Economy Goes Out Of Recession

Russia's Economy Goes Out Of Recession

It can surprise next year by accelerating growth to 1.5%

Turkey Pledges to Work for Syria Cease-Fire in Mediator Role

Turkey Pledges to Work for Syria Cease-Fire in Mediator Role

Ankara to facilitate contacts between Syria’s government and opposition groups

Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan ready to host Syria talks

Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan ready to host Syria talks

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said he was ready to host multilateral talks on the conflict in Syria in the Kazakh capital of Astana. "Kazakhstan is ready to host all sides for talks in Astana," …