Bashar Assad

Assad condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran

Syrian President Bashar Assad has condemned the twin terrorist attacks in Tehran, vowing the Iran and Syria would emerge victorious in their fight against terrorism. The Syrian president spoke to his Iranian counterpart …

I'm sure worst of crisis is behind us, says Syria's Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has hailed continued victories by the army forces and allies against militants across the country, saying his government has weathered the worst part of the conflict and is now moving in the right direction, …

Will US punish Russia and Iran over Syria?

The US House of Representatives passed legislation to impose sanctions against foreign backers serving as resources to the Syrian government of President Bashar Assad and supports its alleged human rights abuses. …

Assad: West wants to dominate the world

Most Western states use the war in Syria to dominate the world, the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said. "Their political interests are more important than national interests and lives of ordinary people,” …

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

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 …