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Assads fight to salvage image

President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma were shown on Syrian state TV packing food aid, an apparent effort to burnish the image of a first couple derided for ordering luxury goods on the Internet while their country burns. State television broadcast pictures on Wednesday of the Assads receiving a rapturous welcome at al-Fahya stadium [...]
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'Stop being a bystander': Letter to Asma al Assad

News : Storyful (2 years ago)

An international petition calling on the wife of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad to speak out against the violence in Syria has amassed thousands of signatures in the hours since its launch. The letter to Asma al Assad calls on Syr... Read Post

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad Says His Wife Is Pregnant

News : Mediaite (last year)

According to a sympathetic Lebanese newspaper, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's wife, 37-year-old Asma al-Assad, is pregnant. The news came in an article in which Assad spoke about the country's roughly two-year-long civil war and... Read Post

Assad's British-born wife and two children 'caught trying to flee Damascus' as Syrian rebels blow up key gas pipeline

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Syrian security forces tried to smuggle Syrian President Bashar Assad's family - including his British-born wife - out of the country. Rebel forces claim a convoy carrying Asma Assad, a graduate of King's College, London, and a form... Read Post


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