In the latest bombshell to hit President Trump, Bloomberg reports his administration may have inadvertently taken money from an enemy of the U.S. - but this time it's the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad... via Venezuela. In...Show More Summary
Relations between the two countries have been icy due to Moscow's backing of President Bashar Al-Assad and the Ukraine crisis.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad lauded his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani Saturday on his election victory and vowed to continue cooperating with Tehran, a key Damascus supporter. Assad congratulated Rouhani on winning a second...Show More Summary
HOMS, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels began to leave the last opposition-held district of Homs city on Saturday under an evacuation deal that will see President Bashar al-Assad's government take back the area, a Reuters witness, a monitor and state media said.
A US airstrike has hit pro-Syrian government forces in southern Syria, US officials say. The war in Syria has been underway for more than six years, fought primarily between the government of President Bashar al-Assad and various forces opposing the government. The airstrike targeted the Syrian regime forces after they breached a "de-confliction zone", according to CNN.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces are consolidating control of major cities after an agreement has allowed some rebel fighters to leave. A destroyed neighborhood in Homs was once a rebel-stronghold, but now some in the opposition are giving up. Seth Doane reports from Syria.
An Israeli minister Tuesday called for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, likening his regime to the Nazis during World War II. Yoav Galant, Israel’s housing minister, accused the Syrian regime of gassing its own people, burning their bodies and, ultimately, committing crimes against humanity not seen since Adolf Hitler’s party wiped out six […]
A Syrian military prison that Amnesty International last year called a "human slaughterhouse" is reported to be executing upward of 50 prisoners daily, and now a US State Department official says President Bashar al-Assad's regime has built and is using a secret crematorium to dispose of the bodies, Reuters and...
The United States has evidence the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has built a crematorium at a large military prison outside the capital Damascus, a State Department official said on Monday. Stuart Jones, the acting assistant secretary for Near Eastern Affairs, said U.S. officials believe the crematorium would be used to dispose of bodies […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has evidence the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has built a crematorium near the site of its Sednaya prison, a State Department official said on Monday.
With hostilities subsiding on Syria's western battlefronts, President Bashar al-Assad's army is seeking to head off US-backed forces fighting jihadists further east, analysts and military sources in Damascus say. Violence has diminished...Show More Summary
MINSK (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, in an interview with Belarusian TV Channel ONT aired on Thursday, said he will not back down from fighting his enemies.
VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian court jailed a Syrian asylum seeker for life for murdering 20 wounded soldiers of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's army while fighting alongside an anti-Assad militia near the city of Homs, a court spokesman said.
President Donald Trump urged Russia to “rein in” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting with Russia’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov, the White House said on Wednesday. “Trump emphasized the need to work together to end the conflict in Syria, in particular,...
The deal to create "de-escalation" zones in the major areas of conflict in western Syria took effect at midnight. The initiative was proposed by Russia, President Bashar al-Assad's most powerful ally.
Syria is reportedly still making chemical weapons and Russia and Iran know about it, a western intelligence agency told the BBC, The intelligence document obtained by the BBC says that President Bashar al-Assad's regime is producingShow More Summary
Since late 2012, the Syrian Civil Defence, a volunteer organization also known as the White Helmets, have been rescuing civilians underneath rubble from barrel bomb attacks, courtesy of President Bashar al-Assad’s Air Force and later the Russian Air Force. Show More Summary
On April 6, President Trump authorized an airstrike against a Syrian air base in response to President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons on civilians. This was an abrupt about-face for Trump. In one tweet in September 2013, he chided then-President Barack Obama for being a “very foolish leader” for contemplating an attack on Syria, […]
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has cautioned against accepting the Western narrative of his nation’s six-year war and said that President Donald Trump was merely being used by U.S. institutions to advance Washington’s interests around the world. In the Syrian leader’s...
A controversial meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Europe's foremost human rights group to say it had no confidence Friday in its Spanish president as he had tarnished his office. Pedro Agramunt, president of the Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly, visited Damascus last month. Show More Summary