President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday said Raqa is not a priority target for his forces, saying his goal is to retake "every inch" of Syrian territory. "Raqa is a symbol," Assad said in an interview with French media, while asserting...Show More Summary
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said President Donald Trump's ban on Syrians entering the United States targeted terrorists, not the Syrian people, appearing to defend the logic of the measure in an interview broadcast on Thursday....Show More Summary
Beirut, Lebanon- Syrian President Bashar Assad lashed out at his French counterpart on Thursday, accusing Francois Hollande of sponsoring terror in Syria and encouraging Western nations to reset their relations with his pariah government, after six years of civil war. The comments, which came in an interview with French media outlets Europe 1 and […]
Syrian President Bashar Assad is aiming to revamp his image in the West.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Monday he stood firm against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's "crimes", at an event marking the anniversary of his father's assassination that he has blamed on Damascus. Hariri, whose father...Show More Summary
Clashes between two extremist factions in northwestern Syria left dozens of fighters dead on both sides and raised fears of more deadly violence between groups battling President Bashar Assad's troops … Click to Continue »
Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview released on Friday that the United States is welcome to join the battle against "terrorists" in Syria -- as long as it is in cooperation with his government and respects the country's sovereignty. Show More Summary
In an interview with Yahoo, Syria’s leader Bashar Assad said that American troops are welcome in Syria if the American government agrees to fight “terrorists.” It begs the question, is this remark mocking President Obama’s failed ‘red-line’ on Syria’s civil war?
President Bashar Assad tells Yahoo News that he’ll leave office "whenever the Syrian people don’t want me."
Syrian President Bashar Assad appeared to take a page right out of President Donald Trump’s book when he asserted that some refugees from his own country are “definitely” terrorists. He knows this, he said in an interview with YahooShow More Summary
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said some of the millions of refugees who have fled his country's conflict are "terrorists," in an interview published Friday. Asked by Yahoo News about US President Donald Trump's claim that extremists...Show More Summary
Between Jan. 23 and 27, 2017, there were reports that Syrian president Bashar Al Assad had suffered a stroke and had to be hospitalized. The usually pro-Assad British newspaper The Independent claimed that the Syrian president was suffering...Show More Summary
Commenting on a report by Amnesty International about Syria’s prisons, Lebanon’s Education Minister Marwan Hamadeh said on Wednesday that Syrian President Bashar Assad has transformed his country into a big jail and slaughterhouse, National News Agency reported. “One can not but feel disgusted without any surprise about what is happening in Syria’s prisons, mainly in […]
Syria President Bashar Assad said he believes there are "definitely" terrorists among the refugees fleeing his country.
By By Callum Paton Embattled Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad has said US President Donald Trump shows great promise, particularly in his statements on radical Islamist terrorism and his desire to fight the Islamic State (Isis) in Syria. The Syrian ruler in Damascus was quoted by the Syrian State News Agency SANA as saying Trump’s prioritisation […]
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that "defending" his country in a time of war was more important than any international tribunal that may be brought against his government later. His comments to Belgian media came as rights watchdog Amnesty International accused the regime of hanging 13,000 at an infamous prison near Damascus. Show More Summary
Syrian President Bashar Assad says the European Union should have no role in the reconstruction of Syria unless it changes its policy toward the Mideast country. Assad says EU countries … Click to Continue »
AMMAN, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said U.S. President Donald Trump prioritizing the fight against jihadists by Islamic State was promising although it was too early to expect any practial steps, state news agency SANA reported on Tuesday. Show More Summary
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said U.S. President Donald Trump's priority of fighting Islamist fundamentalists led by Islamic State was promising but it was too early to expect stronger steps, state news agency SANA reported on Tuesday.
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said Tuesday she will personally cover the cost of her recent trip to Syria. Gabbard, a Democrat, met with Syrian President Bashar Assad while on the … Click to Continue »