17.10.2013 [zeit.de] - ... Syrian presidentBasharal-Assad is strict, but fair. The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy once lunched with the Assads at the Élysée Palace, and shortly before the outbreak of the Syrian civil war he told his foreign minister that with such a …
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 [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 [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
27.03.2011 [CNN] - By Steven Jiang, CNN Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) -- Ayman Abdel Nour still remembers Basharal-Assad fondly as a friend with whom he went to dinners and hung out on the campus of Damascus University in the 1980s. "I studied engineering and he
24.03.2011 [CNN] - By David Wilkinson, CNN (CNN) -- The Kurdish people of Syria have not joined the current wave of unrest with any significant demonstrations against PresidentBasharal-Assad and his ruling Baath party. But that could change.
25.03.2011 [AFP] - PARIS — Syrian opposition leaders-in-exile called in Paris for the downfall of PresidentBasharal-Assad, asking France to maintain pressure on the Syrian leader to "halt the killing of innocents." "The state of Syria must stand, but the regime must
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
16.03.2011 [AFP] - Dozens of supporters of PresidentBasharal-Assad held a counter-demonstration in the same square, they added. The families of 21 jailed human rights activists in Syria had announced plans to lobby Interior Minister Saeed Sammur for the release of
24.03.2011 [Aljazeera.net] - Following the death of PresidentAssad, his son, Basharal-Assad, was approved as president by popular referendum in June 2000. He came to power with the re…tion of a modernist. In May 2007 Assad was elected to his second term as president.
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