BEIRUT, April 17 (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said Turkish support was the main factor that helped insurgents to seize the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib from his government's control last month. Idlib, a short...Show More Summary
The Syrian government has "information" that the most dangerous leaders of the Islamic State militant group in Syria come from Scandinavia, President Bashar Assad told a Swedish newspaper.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Turkish military and logistical support was the main factor that helped insurgents to seize the northwestern city of Idlib from government control last month.
WASHINGTON -- Turkey and Saudi Arabia, two nations with a long history of rivalry, are in high-level talks with the goal of forming a military alliance to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to sources familiar with the discussions. The talks are being brokered by Qatar. Show More Summary
The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) official who announced an agreement for a joint military operation between the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s regime and Palestinian factions against ISIS in Yarmouk refugee camp did so...Show More Summary
Members of internal Syrian opposition agreed in general the agenda of upcoming talks with the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to opposition leader Qadri Jamil.
The Syrian conflict will end, and it will end in a political solution, but President Bashar al-Assad can’t and won’t be a part of it – not if it has any hope of succeeding.
Capture of the Nasib crossing is the latest in a series of setbacks for President Bashar Assad's forces
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - In the course of a week, several setbacks for President Bashar al-Assad have provided fresh reminders of the strains facing the Syrian army and its allies in the four-year-long struggle for Syria.
In 2012, Tunisia withdrew its recognition of the legitimacy of the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad and expelled the country's ambassador.
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Syrian President Bashar Al Assad accused Turkey of intentionally ignoring terrorists of the self-proclaimed Islamic State as they attempt to cross the border between the two countries into Syria.
Earlier this year, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons found "with a high degree of confidence" that chlorine gas had been used in Northern Syria in 2014. President Bashar al-Assad has chosen to fight the allegations...Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is supplying weapons to Damascus under contracts completed since the conflict in Syria began in 2011, as well as under earlier deals, President Bashar al-Assad said.
Syrian President Bashar Assad said that the airstrikes conducted by the US-led international coalition against ISIL extremists in Iraq and Syria are ineffective, as the militant group has been recruiting more members since the start of anti-ISIL coalition efforts.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in a U.S. television interview that Islamic State, which has seized swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, has been gaining recruits since the start of U.S.-led air strikes against the militant group.
In his interview with Syrian President Bashar Assad, part of which aired tonight on “60 Minutes,” Charlie Rose asked about the weapons of war used in Syrian during the four year conflict. Assad used the opporutnitie to take a shot at...Show More Summary
Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida’s branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad whose forces rapidly collapsed after four days of heavy fighting, opposition activists and the extremist group said. Idlib, a major […]
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad says he would be "open" to a dialogue with the United States, but that it must be "based on mutual respect." Assad made the remarks in an interview with Charlie Rose for CBS News' 60 Minutes. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad of Syria dismissed as "malicious propaganda" allegations that his troops used chlorine gas in the fight against insurgent rebels, according to an interview broadcast on Friday on CBS "This Morning."