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Bashar Assad

Pompeo forms Iran Action Group to run policy after nuke deal withdrawal

Mike Pompeo named Brian Hook to run the group with title of special representative for Iran.

17 Aug 2018 2:51 PM

Russia hints at providing advanced air defence systems to Syria

Col Gen Sergei Rudskoi said in a statement on Wednesday that Russia will supply Syria with 'new missile defence systems soon.'

25 Apr 2018 4:22 PM

Missiles are coming: Trump bashes Russia over chemical attack on Syria

Trump cancelled a foreign trip in order to manage a crisis that is testing his vow to stand up to Assad.

12 Apr 2018 3:34 PM

Prez assad's crimes should not go unnoticed once ISIS is defeated: Emmanuel Macron

Macron said Trump's failure to respect the climate deal's benefits for his country were both mistakes.

18 Dec 2017 4:07 PM

Donald Trump said to disparage but not bolt from 2015 Iranian nulear deal

White House aides had initially sought a venue for Trump's address that would project American power and determination.

13 Oct 2017 6:11 PM


Putin signs law allowing Russia to keep its air base in Syria

Russia has been providing an air cover for Syrian President Bashar Assad's offensive on the Islamic State group since 2015.

28 Jul 2017 12:00 PM

8 killed, 12 wounded in car bomb explosion in Syria

A suicide car bomber struck in central Damascus, and that 2 other bombs went off after security forces chased other attackers.

02 Jul 2017 12:15 PM

Putin claims Syria chemical attack was against Bashar Assad

The US struck a Syrian air base with cruise missiles after accusing Assad’s military of killing civilians with a nerve agent in April.

03 Jun 2017 6:04 PM

Syria evacuation postponed after blast kills 80 kids

Syrian news agency SANA said that 19 militants were transferred by government forces from Fuaa and Kafraya at the same time.

17 Apr 2017 3:26 PM

Syria responds heavily to Trump's 'animal' remark for Assad

Trump has blamed the current situation in Syria on Moscow's support of Assad and called the Syrian leader

14 Apr 2017 3:58 PM


US vows to protect innocents, rallies G-7 support

Rex Tillerson declares that the United States needs to stand up to aggressors who harm civilians.

11 Apr 2017 3:21 AM

Trump security adviser urges Russia to re-evaluate its support for Syria

McMaster said Russia will have to decide whether it wanted to continue backing a "murderous regime."

10 Apr 2017 3:32 PM

US seeks to fight ISIS, oust Assad in Syria: Trump adviser

H.R. McMaster suggested that Trump was seeking a global political response for regime change from US allies as well as Russia.

10 Apr 2017 8:22 AM

US warplanes hit Syrian town again; 7 civilians dead

In Damascus, dozens of Syrian students gathered outside the UN offices to protest the US missile attack.

09 Apr 2017 8:29 AM

Far-right backers angry over Trump's missile strike in Syria

Most mainstream conservatives endorsed Trump's order to fire 59 missiles at a Syrian military air base to punish and warn the Assad regime.

08 Apr 2017 3:52 PM


Syria's Assad is war criminal but US may need him: Nikki Haley

Haley echoed the Trump administration's declaration on Friday making clear that the US focus is on defeating IS.

04 Apr 2017 9:18 AM

Assad dismisses Amnesty report on mass hangings

The human rights group on Tuesday alleged the gruesome mass executions amounted to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

10 Feb 2017 5:18 PM