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Iranian (IRGC ) commander 5 others killed in Aleppo , Syria were buried in Iran

The bodies of at least six men including the commander of the Imam Hussein brigade of the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) who had been fighting in Aleppo for the embattled Syrian president Bashar al-Assad were buried last week in Iran. Five Shiite Afghans were buried in Tehran and Damavand area. They were […]

Syrian rebels worried that West will give up on removing Assad

Rebel groups in Syria fear the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris will result in the removal of President Bashar al-Assad slipping down the list of the West’s priorities. The attacks, in which the Islamic State (IS) group killed 130 people in Paris, has caused a u-turn in French public opinion that many fear can […]

Lebanon PM urges presidential vote after new push to find candidate

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam made a new appeal on Friday for the country to choose a president after an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad this week emerged as a strong candidate.

'France Should Accept Assad in Syria to Effectively Fight ISIL With Russia'

Although both Russia and France agreed to join forces in the fight against ISIL, the unwillingness of the French government to work with the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains a major stumbling block, Robert Oulds, Director of the think-tank Bruges Group, told Radio Sputnik.

U.S. sanctions those helping Syrian government buy oil from Islamic State

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has sanctioned 10 targets for supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, including those who have helped the Syrian government buy oil from Islamic State militants, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday.

A Syrian Refugee Story

By Alex Altman / Dallas | Video By Michael Kirby Smith     Faez al-Sharaa was sure he was going to die. He was walking to work in his hometown of Daraa, the southern Syrian city where the protests against President Bashar al-Assad first erupted. For young civilians like Faez, now 28, leaving the house…

5 Things to Know About Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

As tens of thousands of refugees flee war-torn Syria to seek asylum in Europe, world leaders are deliberating on what actions to take against President Bashar al-Assad whose government has killed hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians in barrel bomb and chemical weapons attacks as the country fights a civil war and ISIS.

Why Syria’s Assad Will Likely Outlast Barack Obama in Office

While the US and its allies have insisted that any Syrian peace deal must include the ousting of President Bashar al-Assad, that outcome is looking less and less likely. With a US election fast approaching, Assad’s presidency will more than likely outlast President Barack Obama’s.

Assad Thanks Russian Airstrikes for Helping His War Effort

This is a poke at Obama’s ‘red line’ to try to stop the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, one could say.

Putin Visits Iran for Talks on Syria’s Future

Russia and Iran have helped prop up Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

Assad Says His Troops Advancing, Thanks Russia

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad says his forces are advancing on "almost" all fronts thanks to Russian airstrikes that began nearly two months ago and have tipped the balance in his favor in some parts of the country. In remarks published Sunday, Assad told China's Phoenix Television that the Russians depend...

ISIL Created by US Interventionism, Saudi Money & Wahhabi Ideology – Assad

Commenting on the origins of the Islamist terrorism plaguing the Middle East, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad noted that terror groups including Al-Qaeda and ISIL have been able to find fertile soil in Iraq as a result of US interventionism, with Saudi oil money and their poisonous Wahhabi ideology nurturing the groups and helping them grow.

Lebanon arrests six Palestinians leaving to fight in Syria: source

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army has arrested six Palestinians trying to leave to Syria to fight alongside insurgents aiming to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a Lebanese security source said on Saturday.

Syrian opposition say working towards Saudi meet, but no date set

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian opposition figures said on Friday efforts were under way to hold a conference in Saudi Arabia aimed at unifying President Bashar al-Assad's opponents, but that no date had yet been set, after a report it would take place mid-December.

Why France is so deeply entangled in Syria

On Nov. 14, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad declared that French support for opposition forces in the Syrian civil war triggered the Islamic State’s terror attacks, which killed 129 people in Paris the previous night. Assad’s response...Show More Summary

Syria: Can Humpty Dumpty Be Made Whole Again?

The end game is still miles away in Syria, but can the country ever be united again, regardless of what key negotiators do? Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will not be able to control more than a sliver of the country, but uniting the...Show More Summary

EU Shouldn’t Worry About Assad, Needs to Crush ISIL like ‘Cockroaches’

It’s to time for the West to realize that Russia isn’t the enemy and stop focusing on the issue of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad; instead, the EU should focus on crushing ISIL, the French newspaper L’Opinion reported.

"There's No Such Thing As ISIS": Journalist Destroys West's Terror Narrative, Warns Of Crackdown On "Dissidents"

On Saturday, the day after the massacre in France which turned the streets of Paris into a warzone and left some 130 civilians dead, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had a message for the West. While condemning the attacks and branding...Show More Summary

Deal Breaker? Iran Remains Resolute in Its Support of Syria’s Assad

Iran is holding firm that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad be allowed to run in any future elections in his country.

Iran deputy minister says Assad should stand in Syrian election: Fars

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister said on Monday President Bashar al-Assad should be a part of upcoming presidential elections in Syria, according to Fars.

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