Syrian President Bashar Assad has fired his prime minister a month ahead of elections as the economic crisis worsens and public anger rises in the territory under his control.
Bashar Hafez al-Assad (Arabic: بَشَّار حَافِظ الْأَسَد; born 11 September 1965) is a Syrian politician who has been the President of Syria since 17 July 2000. In addition, he is commander-in-chief of the Syrian Armed Forces and Regional Secretary of the Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party’s branch in Syria. — Wikipedia
US Congress passes sanctions targeting politicians, institutions, businesses that engage with the Syrian government.
Contrary to available information Bashar al-Assad has blamed Lebanese banks for the current economic woes that Syria is experiencing reports Al-Modon.
A Paris court on Wednesday convicted Rifaat al-Assad, the uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, to four years in prison after convicting him of money laundering and the misappropriation of Syria…
President Bashar al-Assad has announced that materials used to create pharmaceuticals will be exempt from customs writes SANA.
President Bashar al-Assad has visited the city of al-Qardahah to smooth things over with the Makhlouf family, following his falling out with Rami reports Al-Modon.
People are growing ever more desperate in the areas under his control
Rising prices are crushing the will of the Syrian people, with Syrians now openly insulting Bashar al-Assad and his government reports Sowt Al-Asima.
Assad Appoints Mikdad as Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Jaafari as His Deputy - the Syrian Observersyrianobserver.com -
Following the death of Walid al-Muallem, President Assad has appointed Faisal Mikdad as his replacement and Bashar al-Jaafari as his deputy reports SANA.
Syrian president Bashar al Assad suffered low blood pressure for a few minutes while delivering a speech, state media said.
Russia President Vladimir Putin has provided military support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the nine-year civil war.
Party of President Bashar al-Assad and allies win 177 seats in 250-member Parliament in vote denounced by opposition.
President Bashar al-Assad says he wanted to boost business ties with Russia to help Damascus cope with new US sanctions.