Some countries started to change their stance concerning the future of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Saturday.
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 […]
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.
The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against ISIS, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad. ISIS has claimed responsibility for deadly attacks against both of the countries' citizens in recent weeks, and Francois Hollande and Vladimir...
A military option in Syria remains on the table and support for the opposition fighting to oust President Bashar Assad will continue, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said on Thursday.
Putin says Russia is ready to cooperate with the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS, but doesn't change stance on Syrian President Bashar Assad
MOSCOW (AP) -- The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad. IS has claimed responsibility for deadly attacks against both of the countries' citizens in recent weeks: Nov. Show More Summary
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected a peace accord with Syrian leader Bashar Assad as he wants the an-Nusra Front and other terrorist groups financed by Ankara to take power in the war-torn Arab country, a Kurdish political analyst told Russian media on Wednesday.
Turkey has blatantly provided material support to the Islamic State because they share an ideological connection along with a common foe in Syrian President Bashar Assad, former US Department of State senior advisor David Phillips told Sputnik.
Aaron David Miller: If French President Francois Hollande had a chance to bring Mr. Putin around on his support for Bashar Assad, Tuesday's jet incident makes that outcome even less likely.
Syrian President Bashar Assad cannot be part of the country's future, but dismantling all Syrian government institutions is not necessary, UK Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday.
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.
This is a poke at Obama’s ‘red line’ to try to stop the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, one could say.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bashar Assad's presidency looks likely to outlast Barack Obama's. As the United States has turned its attention to defeating the Islamic State group, it has softened its stance on the Syrian leader. More than four years ago, Obama demanded that Assad leave power. Show More Summary
Syrian President Bashar Assad says his forces are advancing on “almost” all fronts thanks to Russian airstrikes.
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...
According to Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow's cooperation with the Syrian opposition is the most effective way to improve the situation.
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.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — President Barack Obama says Russia needs to make a strategic decision to go after the Islamic State group, not the moderate opposition forces trying to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad. Obama says he told Russian President Vladimir Putin during a recent conversation that he needs to target those who killed Russian citizens.
Republican and Democratic representatives in the US House of Representatives urged President Barack Obama to stop trying to overthrow Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and focus all efforts on fighting the Islamic State (ISIL) terrorist group.