Archive for Bashar al-Assad

In what could be one of the highest-level defections from the Syrian government, the country’s military police chief has reportedly left Bashar al-Assad’s forces to join “the people’s revolution.” In a video posted online this week, a man identified as Maj.

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NICOSIA: The Syrian vice president’s criticism of leader Bashar al-Assad has highlighted the cracks in the regime’s highest ranks, pitting supporters of compromise against the president’s hardline inner circle.

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With the strength of Bashar al-Assad’s forces diminishing in Syria’s civil war, global fears are mounting that Syria might unleash chemical weapons to quash the country’s uprising.

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Two of the 10 children allegedly killed by a cluster bomb in Syria lie in the back of a car Ten children have been killed in Syria by a cluster bomb dropped on their playground by forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad, Syrian activists have claimed.

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A tattered poster of Bashar al-Assad in Ras al-Ain. Palestinians living in Syria have suffered along with Syrians during the uprising.

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There are also plenty of images of Bashar al-Assad, president of neighbouring Syria and a key ally of Hezbollah in the complicated, often sectarian world of Middle Eastern politics.

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A day after the most high-profile assassination in Lebanon in more than seven years, accusations over who’s responsible homed in on the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad. Prime Minister Najib Mikati, a billionaire supported by Hezbollah, announced Saturday that he plans to stay in power, despite having offered his resignation to appease those who … (more)

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ASSAD REGIME: A poster of dictator Bashar al-Assad is on the wall of a policed hospital where displaced children live in the Dumar area of Syria.

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The Assad regime in Syria brought about Muammar Gaddafi’s death by providing France with the key intelligence which led to the operation that killed him, sources in Libya have claimed.

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A series of videos uploaded to YouTube by Syrian activists suggests rebels are beginning to focus on where Bashar al-Assad’s regime stores its chemical weapons.

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