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.
People are growing ever more desperate in the areas under his control
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.
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.