Posts Tagged: Assad

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U.S. no longer even pretends to have a Syria strategy

BASHAR AL-ASSAD is feeling confident enough to schedule an election six weeks from now that will extend his term as president by another seven years. ...
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Opposition calls on Obama to stand up and stop the genocide of Syrian people

The western-backed Syrian opposition called on the United States to give “an appropriate response” to what it said was genocide committed ...
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Syrian presidential elections expected in June despite pressure for peace first

The speaker of Syria’s parliament will next week announce the date of the country’s presidential election, expected to be held around June...
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Syrian regime takes control of Christian town, destroy rebel base

Syrian troops retook the ancient Christian town of Maaloula from rebels Monday, a day after President Bashar al-Assad said the three-year old civil wa...
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Syrian regime accused of rape and torture in new U.N. report

The U.N.’s human rights chief on Monday condemned the “routine” use of torture in Syrian detention facilities, as a new report said ...
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Iran delivers 30000 tons of food supplies to Syria

Iran delivered 30,000 tons of food supplies to Syria on Tuesday to help the government deal with shortages due to the civil war, state media said. As ...
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Upcoming presidential elections in Syria; expect a 99.9999% vote for Assad

Candidates for presidential elections in Syria this year will be able to submit their applications during the last 10 days of April, state media repor...
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Assad: War in Syria will end this year, fighting ‘terrorists’ expected to continue

Syrian President Bashar al Assad recently told Sergei Stepashin, a senior Russian official, that the active phase of the war in Syria will end this ye...
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Nasrallah: ‘we have overcome the threat’, Assad regime will not collapse in Syria

The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group says that the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad is no longer in danger of falling. He...
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Assad admires polar divide generated by Russia

Syrian President Bashar Assad said Wednesday that key ally Moscow had helped re-establish “a multipolar world”, as he met with a high-leve...