# bashar-al-assad - Yesterday’s News
It is one of the US’s largest-ever sanctions announcements.
# bashar-al-assad - Thursday 13 April, 2017
‘We don’t know whether those dead children were killed there … Were they dead at all?’
# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 11 April, 2017
The White House Press Secretary is under fire once again for his comments.
# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 4 April, 2017
At least 58 people died in the attack.
# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 7 February, 2017
The Syrian president also accused the UN of being biased because of American, French and British influence.
# bashar-al-assad - Monday 28 November, 2016
Retaking the beleaguered city from rebel forces is key for regime head Bashar al Assad’s strategy in the now five-year war.
# bashar-al-assad - Sunday 27 November, 2016
An estimated 275,000 people are trapped in terrible conditions in the city’s rebel-held eastern districts.
# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 20 September, 2016
The week-long ceasefire in the war-ravaged country has collapsed.
# bashar-al-assad - Monday 12 September, 2016
Rebels battling the Syrian regime and the political opposition are still weighing whether to abide by the agreement.
# bashar-al-assad - Sunday 27 March, 2016
The so-called caliphate took over the world heritage site and city in May 2015.
# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 16 February, 2016
Bashar al-Assad said his troops would continue fighting “terrorists”. # bashar-al-assad - Sunday 14 February, 2016
Aleppo in Syria is under heavy attack by government forces. What does this mean for the rebels and the civilians inside?
# bashar-al-assad - Monday 18 January, 2016
Syria’s state news agency SANA said at least 300 civilians were killed.
# bashar-al-assad - Sunday 17 January, 2016
The kidnappings happened in the wake of the so-called Islamic State’s deadly attack yesterday on the city of Deir ez-Zor in the east of Syria.
# bashar-al-assad - Thursday 7 January, 2016
The UN said the Syrian government has now given permission for aid deliveries after the images were shared all across the world.
# bashar-al-assad - Monday 28 December, 2015
At least 32 people died in bomb attacks in Homs.
# bashar-al-assad - Friday 18 December, 2015
The US and Moscow are ‘agreeing to disagree’ on the fate of
Bashar al-Assad. # bashar-al-assad - Sunday 6 December, 2015
The Syrian president also said the air strikes targeting Islamic State militants are illegal.
# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 28 October, 2015
#SummerInSyria has been met with an incredulous online reaction.
# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 21 October, 2015
A Kremlin spokesman described it as a “working visit”.
# bashar-al-assad - Saturday 17 October, 2015
29-year-old Syrian Motasem Hajali has lived in Ireland since February 2014.
# bashar-al-assad - Thursday 1 October, 2015
The Pentagon was riled, after getting only one hour’s vague ‘heads-up’ from Russia that it was about to start bombing.
# bashar-al-assad - Sunday 27 September, 2015
Western powers are ramping up efforts against the terrorist organisation.
# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 20 May, 2015
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Irish aid worker David Adams visited a clinic that helps to rehabilitate some of the casualties of the Syrian conflict.
# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 18 March, 2015
More than 200,000 people have died since the conflict began in 2011.
# bashar-al-assad - Saturday 17 January, 2015
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A newly-released Irish film documents the lives of people in Majdal Shams – one of five remaining Arab villages in the Golan Heights.
# bashar-al-assad - Thursday 1 January, 2015
Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.
# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
At least three people are dead and others were wounded as a result of celebratory gunfire, as it was announced Assad won with a sweeping 88.7 per cent.
# bashar-al-assad - Monday 28 April, 2014
High-tech western military force does not end conflicts – it changes them.
# bashar-al-assad - Sunday 16 February, 2014
Thousands have been killed and many more forced from their homes by the recent fighting in South Sudan. As the situation grows ever more serious, David Adams describes what he has witnessed.
# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
Syrian officials branded the opposition as traitors and insisted Assad will not give up power.
# bashar-al-assad - Monday 20 January, 2014
A surprise UN invite to Iran had thrown the talks into doubt.
The Syrian president has said in a new interview that war has forced his children to “grow up too early and mature much faster”.
# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
“I did not say a proper goodbye to my father and did not even bury him. I don’t know who did and where,” said Ahmed, whose family has been forced to move around – inside and outside Syria – for more than a year after a shell destroyed their home.
# bashar-al-assad - Monday 11 November, 2013
The Syrian National Coalition have set out a number of conditions for their participation, however, and say Bashar al Assad can have “no role” in any transitional government.
# bashar-al-assad - Friday 1 November, 2013
The attack targeted the delivery of Russian missiles with Israel worried repeatedly declaring it would intervene to stop Hezbollah receiving “game-changing” weapons.
# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
A cluster of potential cases came to light in recent weeks. It comes as efforts continue to stage a peace conference aimed at resolving the ongoing conflict.
# bashar-al-assad - Monday 14 October, 2013
The Syrian leader made the remark “jokingly” according to a Lebanese newspaper.
# bashar-al-assad - Monday 30 September, 2013
UN chemical weapons experts leave country as separate disarmament group moves in to take next step against banned arsenal.
# bashar-al-assad - Thursday 19 September, 2013
The Syrian President made his remarks in an interview with Fox News, telling the network that Syria is not gripped by a civil war.