Bashar Assad

Bashar Assad
President of Syria
 

Alexander Rahr: ‘’While the West is struggling to create a monopolar world, there will be no fight against terror

Alexander Rahr: ‘’While the West is struggling to create a monopolar world, there will be no fight against terror"

The German political scientist on the possibilities of cooperation between Russia and the West in the sphere of ensuring the global security

Erdogan: no solution in Syria with Assad

Erdogan: no solution in Syria with Assad

There could be no solution to Syria's conflict while President Bashar al-Assad remains in power, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. "Assad is not the address for a prospective solution in Syria," …

US sanctions Syrian scientists after chemical attack

US sanctions Syrian scientists after chemical attack

The US Treasury has announced sanctions against 271 employees of the Syrian government agency that the United States believes is responsible for developing chemical weapons like those used in an attack on dozens of civilians in the country …

CHINESE JIHADIS#039 RISE IN SYRIA

CHINESE JIHADIS' RISE IN SYRIA

Thousands of Chinese jihadis have come to Syria to fight against government forces and their allies

UN Secretary General congratulated Assad on Syrian Independence Day

UN Secretary General congratulated Assad on Syrian Independence Day

Syrian President Bashar Assad received positive words from the UN Secretary General this week. Official Syrian media outlets reported that UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres sent a congratulatory message …

Paolo Gentiloni: Russia strengthened Assad#039s positions

Paolo Gentiloni: Russia strengthened Assad's positions

Thanks to Russia's support, Syrian President Bashar Assad's positions are stronger than two years ago, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni believes. "Assad is stronger than two years ago …

Ambassador: Russian become second spoken language in Syria

Ambassador: Russian become second spoken language in Syria

Many Syrian families name their sons after Russian President Vladimir Putin, Syrian Ambassador to Moscow Riyad Haddad said, speaking at the Russian Federation Council. "When Syrian President …

Putin congratulates Assad on anniversary of Syria’s independence

Putin congratulates Assad on anniversary of Syria’s independence

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has received congratulations from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the 71st anniversary of Syria’s independence. "In a telegram to President Assad, …

Erdogan and Trump discuss referendum and terrorists

Erdogan and Trump discuss referendum and terrorists

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump discussed the results of the Sunday's referendum in the country and the fight against terrorism. "President …

Syrian president’s British-born wife Asma al-Assad faces calls to be stripped of her UK citizenship

Syrian president’s British-born wife Asma al-Assad faces calls to be stripped of her UK citizenship

Asma al-Assad, the Syrian president Bashar Assad's British-born wife, is facing calls to be stripped of her UK citizenship after she was accused of propping up his propaganda …

Why Russia and the US struggle to understand each other’s behaviour

Why Russia and the US struggle to understand each other’s behaviour

Russia is far from abandoning Assad, Trump is assuming the role of the anti-Obama

Assad: Syria knew about planned US missile strike

Assad: Syria knew about planned US missile strike

Syrian President Bashar Assad said that the country had information about the planned American missile strike, so it was able to take certain measures. At the same time, the Syrian leader admitted that the United States …

US intercepted communications about gas attack in Idlib - CNN

US intercepted communications about gas attack in Idlib - CNN

The US military and intelligence community has intercepted communications featuring Syrian military and chemical experts talking about preparations for the sarin attack in Idlib last week, CNN reported with reference to a senior US official. …

White House press secretary apologizes for comparing Assad to Hitler

White House press secretary apologizes for comparing Assad to Hitler

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has apologized for comparing Syrian President Bashar Assad with Adolf Hitler in effort to shame Russia's backing of Damascus, Sputnik reports. During a …

 Maria Zakharova: traveling to Russia with ultimatums useless

Maria Zakharova: traveling to Russia with ultimatums useless

Traveling to Russia with ultimatums is useless, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said ahead of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's meeting with Foreign Minister Sergei …

 British Foreign Secretary: no evidence that Russia knew of plans for gas attack

British Foreign Secretary: no evidence that Russia knew of plans for gas attack

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said there was no evidence that Russia knew of plans for the poison gas attack on Syria's Idlib. "Did they know that Assad was going to unleash chemical weapons? We …

Tillerson: Russia must choose between US and Assad

Tillerson: Russia must choose between US and Assad

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued an ultimatum to Russia: side with the US and like-minded countries on Syria, or embrace Iran, militant group Hezbollah and embattled Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. …

U.S. air strike gives Tillerson a boost for Moscow talks

U.S. air strike gives Tillerson a boost for Moscow talks

The Trump administration wants to keep the focus in Syria on defeating Islamic State rather than opening a conflict with Russia or Syria's government

Oil prices edge up as geopolitics dominate

Oil prices edge up as geopolitics dominate

The U.S. move has stoked concerns of possible retaliation from Iran and Russia

Cavusoglu: Syrian government has chemical weapons capacity

Cavusoglu: Syrian government has chemical weapons capacity

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that findings indicated that the Syrian government still possessed chemical weapons capacity. He urged for measures to prevent its potential usage. Speaking …

Tillerson: those targeting civilians to be hold to account

Tillerson: those targeting civilians to be hold to account

The US will hold to account any state or group who targets civilians, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, while commemorating a German Nazi massacre committed in Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Italy. "We …

Is West preparing new sanctions attack on Russia?

Is West preparing new sanctions attack on Russia?

Britain is pushing western nations to impose new sanctions on Russia if it fails to cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Assad as the conflict over Syria escalates, the Times newspaper reported. British Foreign …

 Britain to push for new G7 sanctions on Russia - media

Britain to push for new G7 sanctions on Russia - media

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is pushing western nations to impose new sanctions on Russia if it fails to cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Assad as the conflict over Syria escalates. Boris Johnson is …

McCain: administration rhetoric partially to blame for Idlib chemical attack

McCain: administration rhetoric "partially to blame" for Idlib chemical attack

US Senator John McCain said comments made by people in President Donald Trump’s administration are 'partially to blame' for encouraging Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s …

Tillerson and Haley issue differing statements on future of Assad

Tillerson and Haley issue differing statements on future of Assad

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared to offer differing views on the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Haley told …

Iran#039s Rouhani condemns U.S. attack on Syria

Iran's Rouhani condemns U.S. attack on Syria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday condemned as "flagrant U.S. aggression on Syria" a U.S. missile strike on a on a Syrian air base this week and criticized Gulf Arab states for supporting it, Reuters reported …

Russia and the United States clash in Syria

Russia and the United States clash in Syria

Apparently, Russia and the United States are not destined to become friends, who fight against the Daesh terrorists together

Why is Trump bombing Assad?

Why is Trump bombing Assad?

The US missile strike on the airbase in Syrian Homs was a demonstration step: in fact, it is Washington's bid for its sole decision-making regarding its actions in Syria, the claim for 'independence' from the opinion of other members …

China comments on US strikes against Syria

China comments on US strikes against Syria

Chinese government respects choice made by the Syrian people for President Bashar Assad, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said. "We respect the choice made by the Syrian people. We believe …

US State Department: #039steps are underway#039 to oust Syria#039s Assad

US State Department: 'steps are underway' to oust Syria's Assad

Russia should reconsider its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad in light of the apparent chemical weapons," US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. Asked at a press conference whether the …