The primary aim of terrorists fighting in Syria is to spread radical ideology among civilians to undermine the foundations of civil society, Syrian President Bashar Assad said Monday during a meeting with Chrysostomos II, the archbishop of Nova Justiniana and All Cyprus.
Mohammed — not his real name — is a Syrian opposed to Syrian President Bashar Assad. In 2013, he fled to Turkey with his young family. A little over a week ago, he among the first out in Istanbul streets, waving the Turkish flag in support...Show More Summary
Russia rules out any new formal international coalitions in Syria without appropriate UN Security Council resolutions or a request of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Russian parliament's upper house, said.
US Secretary of State John Kerry raised the issue of Syrian President Bashar Assad's fate during his visit to Moscow earlier in July, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.
Syrian President Bashar Assad named himself, Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Cuban President Fidel Castro as leaders subjected to US demonizing practices.
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdo?an has used the pretext of the recent coup attempt to carry out his extremist policies in the country, Syrian President Bashar Assad said.
LONDON (Reuters) - New British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called on Tuesday for Russia and other states to demand Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down as he prepared for his first meeting with Western counterparts on Syria's intractable civil war.
The Syrian Moscow-formed opposition group is waiting for Syrian President Bashar Assad's official reaction to its proposal to appoint several deputies, after which it may put forward new ideas for the war-torn country's reconciliation, group's leader Qadri Jamil told Sputnik on Monday.
Following the terrorist attack in Nice on July 14 which left at least 84 people dead, France is considering closer cooperation with Russia and no longer insisting on the immediate resignation of Bashar al-Assad as president of Syria, according to Izvestia newspaper.
BEIRUT/AMMAN, July 17 (Reuters) - Syria’s army and allied militia fighters seized the only road into the rebel-held part of Aleppo on Sunday, tightening a siege around opposition areas of the northern city, which President Bashar al-Assad...Show More Summary
Supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad celebrated on Saturday after the Turkish army said it was seizing power from President Tayyip Erdogan, while Syrian rebels said the loss of a main regional backer would be a major blow to their struggle. The government in Damascus has accused Erdogan, who said the coup would fail, of […]
Syrian President Bashar Assad used a rare American media interview to troll the United States.
(Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview broadcast on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has never talked to him about leaving power, despite pressure from Washington for Assad to step down.
In his interview, Syrian President Bashar Assad said he hopes history will judge him as a defender of his country from terrorists.
Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a decree appointing Alla Munir Ibrahim as a governor of Damascus province and Amer Ibrahim Ashi as a governor of Suwayda province, according to official statement.
Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah movement has been providing advanced sniper training to Afghans fighting for the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Syria, reports an Iranian news service. According to the Iranian pro-state Tasnim news agency, hundreds of Afghan snipers recently concluded a comprehensive advanced shooting training. Show More Summary
The family of Marie Colvin on Saturday filed a lawsuit against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on accusations that his forces tracked and assassinated the foreign correspondent in the northern city of Homs four years ago. They...Show More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told a visiting group of European parliamentarians on Sunday that western governments' support for opposition groups in Syria caused terrorism in Europe.
Turkey is warming to the idea of Syrian President Bashar Assad remaining in power for a brief transitional period, Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported citing Turkish diplomatic sources.
Slain Journalist Marie Colvin’s Family Sues Syria The family of American war reporter Marie Colvin, who died in Syria in 2012, is suing President Bashar al Assad’s regime, claiming that she was killed because of her reporting. The family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Syrian...