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Syrian First Lady Is Urged to Challenge Crackdown

3 years agoNews : The Lede

As Asma al-Assad, wife of President Bashar al-Assad, made a rare appearance with him, two United Nations ambassadors appealed to Mrs. Assad to use her influence to end Syrian violence.
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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 (3 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

'Stop being a bystander': Letter to Asma al Assad

News : Storyful (3 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

Ambassador Wives Appeal To Syria's First Lady

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

The wives of the British and German ambassadors to the United Nations have written an open letter to the wife of Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad, asking her to call for peace in her country. In the unusual move, Sheila Lyall Grant, ... Read Post

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