28.03.2011 [Philadelphia Inquirer] - By Garrett Therolf and Jeffrey Fleishman CAIRO - Syrian PresidentBasharal-Assad tried to retain control of his protest-roiled nation Sunday, sending troops to the site of recent clashes and promising through subordinates to eliminate a nearly
28.03.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Will PresidentBasharal-Assad and his fellow Alawites cling grimly to power, possibly seeking to divert attention from domestic affairs by picking a fight with Israel? If they fall, will the Sunni majority take fearful revenge on a Shia sect that has
28.03.2011 [De Standaard] - DAMASCUS/LATAKIA (REUTERS, AP) - De Syrische presidentBasharal-Assad (45) heeft zaterdagavond voor het eerst het leger ingezet om orde op zaken te stellen in de havenstad Latakia. Bij betogingen in verschillende Syrische steden zijn de voorbije week
28.03.2011 [Il Post] - Ieri il governo siriano ha schierato le forze di sicurezza nella città settentrionale di Latakia in seguito a delle proteste sfociate in scontri violenti tra i manifestanti antigovernativi, la polizia ei sostenitori del presidente Basharal-Assad.
28.03.2011 [FXstreet.com] - The Deutsche Press agency also reported that, 'Mass protests were expected in Syria on Friday as activists called for 'Day of Dignity' rallies in the country, despite promises by PresidentBasharal-Assad to meet 'the demands of the Syrian people.
28.03.2011 [El Universo] - El presidente sirio Basharal Assad, quien afronta la crisis más grave en sus once años de mandato, desplegó al ejército por primera vez en casi dos semanas de protestas después de que unas doce personas murieran en la población portuaria de Latakia
24.03.2011 [Middle East Media Research Institute] - Following are excerpts from a statement by the Union of Arab Syrian Clans and Tribes, posted on the Internet on March 21, 201. The statement was read by lawyer Sheik Ali Issa Al-Ubeidi. Sheik Ali Issa Al-Ubeidi: "In the name of Allah, the Merciful
26.03.2011 [Aljazeera.net (blog)] - His arrest comes amid unprecedented nationwide protests against the government of Basharal-Assad, who has ruled Syria since 2000 after succeeding his father, Hafez, who served as president for 29 years. Radwan is the second American citizen to be
17.03.2011 [New York Times] - That, at least, is what the world's autocrats are learning from the example of Basharal-Assad, the president of Syria. First, his wife, Asma al-Assad, was the subject of a glowing profile in the March issue of the US edition of Vogue, which described