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#Bashar al-Assad

# bashar-al-assad - Yesterday’s News

US blacklists Syrian chemists over deadly sarin gas attack

It is one of the US’s largest-ever sanctions announcements.

# bashar-al-assad - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Syrian president claims chemical attack was faked by US

‘We don’t know whether those dead children were killed there … Were they dead at all?’

# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Sean Spicer just said even Hitler 'didn't sink to using chemical weapons' History Lesson This post contains videos

Sean Spicer just said even Hitler 'didn't sink to using chemical weapons'

The White House Press Secretary is under fire once again for his comments.

# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

US points finger at Assad after suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria

At least 58 people died in the attack.

# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Assad says defending Syria is more important than UN action against him War

Assad says defending Syria is more important than UN action against him

The Syrian president also accused the UN of being biased because of American, French and British influence.

# bashar-al-assad - Monday 28 November, 2016

Seven-year-old girl tweets of being "between death and life" as Aleppo on verge of falling

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

'Children are being killed': Hundreds flee to government-held districts in Aleppo

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

UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike

The week-long ceasefire in the war-ravaged country has collapsed.

# bashar-al-assad - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Civilians have no hope anymore': Unclear if rebels will agree to ceasefire in Syria

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

Islamic State has been forced out of Palmyra in a ‘major symbolic victory’ for Syrian forces

The so-called caliphate took over the world heritage site and city in May 2015.

# bashar-al-assad - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Syria’s leader says ceasefire “does not mean everyone stops using their weapons”

Bashar al-Assad said his troops would continue fighting “terrorists”.

# bashar-al-assad - Sunday 14 February, 2016

A city destroyed: What you need to know about Aleppo

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

At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State ‘massacre’

Syria’s state news agency SANA said at least 300 civilians were killed.

# bashar-al-assad - Sunday 17 January, 2016

Isis kidnap more than 400 civilians in wake of deadly city attack which left “300 dead”

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

Shocking videos show the starving children trapped in a Syrian town

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

Rare evacuations in Syria as latest blasts kill dozens

At least 32 people died in bomb attacks in Homs.

# bashar-al-assad - Friday 18 December, 2015

The UN Security Council has backed a US-Russian plan for peace in Syria

The US and Moscow are ‘agreeing to disagree’ on the fate of Bashar al-Assad.

# bashar-al-assad - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Assad says Britain's bombing campaign will only cause terrorism to spread

The Syrian president also said the air strikes targeting Islamic State militants are illegal.

# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

A Syrian tourism campaign is not getting the reaction it might have wanted

#SummerInSyria has been met with an incredulous online reaction.

# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Assad made his first foreign visit in four years. Guess where he went?

A Kremlin spokesman described it as a “working visit”.

# bashar-al-assad - Saturday 17 October, 2015

“Would we choose Isis or the regime? We want neither, we want a third choice…”

29-year-old Syrian Motasem Hajali has lived in Ireland since February 2014.

# bashar-al-assad - Thursday 1 October, 2015

The US and Russia are starting “deconfliction” talks on Syria

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

France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State

Western powers are ramping up efforts against the terrorist organisation.

# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

‘Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street’ Syria This post contains images

‘Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street’

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

Deadly chlorine attack kills entire family in Syria

More than 200,000 people have died since the conflict began in 2011.

# bashar-al-assad - Saturday 17 January, 2015

‘The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did’ Syria This post contains videos

‘The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did’

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

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014 Four Years On This post contains videos

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014

Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.

# bashar-al-assad - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Three dead as supporters celebrate Assad election win

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

Column: Western powers should not intervene in Syria

High-tech western military force does not end conflicts – it changes them.

# bashar-al-assad - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Column: “The bodies are all gone, eaten by the dogs”

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

Rough start to Syria talks as both sides dig in but have yet to meet

Syrian officials branded the opposition as traitors and insisted Assad will not give up power.

# bashar-al-assad - Monday 20 January, 2014

UN cancels Iran invite to Syria talks, Iran says they weren’t going to go anyway

A surprise UN invite to Iran had thrown the talks into doubt.

‘It’s difficult to explain the conflict to my children’ — Assad

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

Column: Leaving it all behind – a Syrian family’s journey to safety

“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

Syrian opposition agrees to enter Geneva talks

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

Israeli warplanes carry out Syrian airstrike

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

UN warns of Syria polio outbreak after cluster of cases reported

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

Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize

The Syrian leader made the remark “jokingly” according to a Lebanese newspaper.

# bashar-al-assad - Monday 30 September, 2013

Syria: Inspectors prepare to destroy chemical weapons

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

Assad will destroy chemical arms – but it’ll take a year and cost $1 billion

The Syrian President made his remarks in an interview with Fox News, telling the network that Syria is not gripped by a civil war.

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