Posts Tagged ‘Assad’

France top court upholds prison sentence of Bashar Al-Assad’s uncle

France’s highest court, on Wednesday, confirmed a ruling that found Rifaat Al-Assad, an uncle of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, was guilty of acquiring millions of Euros worth of French property using funds diverted from the Syrian State, Reuters reports. The verdict by the Cour de Cassation, which comes at the end of a long process […]

Syria: pro-Assad fighters recruited by Russia to fight in Ukraine  

Russia is recruiting fighters from Syria skilled in urban warfare for operations in Ukraine, US officials are reported by the Wall Street Journal to have claimed. The move suggests that the Russian invasion is poised to enter another dimension within Ukrainian cities and face stiff resistance. Russian forces have been operating inside Syria since 2015 […]

Russia Does Not Only Defend Itself, But the World and Humanity – Assad

Posted on February 25, 2022 by fada1 February 25, 2022 By Staff, SANA Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made a phone call on Friday with his Russian ounterpart Vladimir Putin. Talks dealt with the situation in Ukraine, and the special military operation carried out by the Russian Federation to protect civilians in Donbas region. Assad stressed […]

US does not support rehabilitating Syria’s Al-Assad

Commenting on Bahrain’s reappointment of its ambassador to Damascus, Washington declared that it does not support rehabilitating Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad, Alhurra news website reported on Friday. “Washington does not support rehabilitating Bashar Al-Assad,” a spokesperson for the US Department of State was reported by Alhurra saying. According to Safa Press Agency, the spokesperson told […]

U.S. forces have left Ain al-Assad air base in Iraq

U.S. forces have left Ain al-Assad air base in Iraq – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Major General Tahsin al-Khafaji, head of the Joint Operations Command of the Iraqi army, announced on Monday that the United States military combat forces have withdrawn from Ain al-Assad air base in Iraq. Major General Tahsin al-Khafaji added that the American […]

Erdogan’s Reconciliations: ‘Israel’ is a Friend, Assad Remains an Enemy! مصالحات إردوغان.. “إسرائيل” صديق والأسد يبقى عدواً!

 ARABI SOURI DECEMBER 11, 2021

EU dismisses request to lift sanctions from Syrian businessman affiliated with Assad

The European Union’s (EU) General Court has dismissed a Syrian businessman’s application to have his sanctions lifted, ruling that he remains a prominent business associate of the Syrian regime of Bashar Al-Assad. In its recent ruling, the court stated that it refused Samer Foz’s application as the “EU had shown that he is an influential […]

Biden is prepared to cut Assad some slack where there are obvious benefits to U.S. interests in the region

October 19, 2021 By Martin Jay Source Ten years after protesters in an obscure Syrian town demonstrated for change, a direct challenge to the rule of President Bashar al-Assad, half a million Syrians dead and a 100,000 missing, finally the West is accepting the legitimacy of the regime and its leader. It started with the […]

Jordan’s King Abdullah and Syria’s Assad hold first phone call after a decade

Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad, and Jordanian King, Abdullah II, held a phone conversation on Sunday,  their first open communication in a decade since the Syrian civil war erupted. In a statement by the Jordanian Royal Palace, it announced that the leaders “discussed relations between the two brotherly countries and ways of enhancing cooperation.” The call […]

Putin Meets With Assad And Paralympians, Then Self-Isolates Over COVID-19 Cases In Inner Circle

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is going into self-isolation because of coronavirus cases in his inner circle, the Kremlin said Tuesday, adding that he tested negative for COVID-19. The announcement came in the Kremlin’s readout of Putin’s phone call with Tajikistan’s president. Putin has been fully vaccinated with the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik […]

Al-Assad: Extremism Tied to EU’s Failed Policies in Middle East

Posted on August 22, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians 22 Aug 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad discusses recent developments in Syria and the region with European Parliament Member, Thierry Mariani, and his accompanying delegation. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad attributes spread of extremism to the European Union’s ‘failed policies’ in the Middle East.  Syrian President […]

Assad Among the People in Damascus

Posted on July 19, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians 18 Jul 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen By Al Mayadeen After taking the oath before the Syrian People’s Assembly, President Bashar al-Assad and his family visited the Al-Midan neighborhood in Damascus. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, his wife Asma, and their children toured yesterday evening, Saturday, the Al-Midan neighborhood in […]

Al-Assad Sworn in Today before the People’s Assembly

[embedded content] Today 17/07/2021 By Al Mayadeen Source: Al Mayadeen President Bashar al-Assad is to be sworn in for a new presidential term before the members of the People’s Assembly today. Al-Assad is sworn in for a new term today before the People’s Assembly Today, Saturday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will be sworn in for a new […]

Which EU states are rebuilding diplomatic relations with Assad’s Syria?

When Syrian President Bashar Assad won a fourth term in office on May 26 with 95.1% of the votes, the European Union along with other Western powers swiftly denounced the election as a fraud. “The elections that took place in Syria on 26 May met none of the criteria of a genuinely democratic vote,” said […]

Assad regime forces kill 6, injure 13 civilians in Syria

An attack by Assad regime forces killed six and injured 13 civilians in north-western Syria, the Syria Civil Defence said today, Anadolu Agency reports. According to a statement by the organisation also known as The White Helmets, the attack targeted Iblin village in Idlib countryside. Of the injured, three are in critical condition. In a […]

Assad Highlights Syria’s Potential to Overcome Blockade

10/06/2021 By Staff, Agencies Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the country is capable of overcoming the blockade and create more investment opportunities. On Wednesday he visited a number of factories and facilities at Adra industrial city in Damascus countryside which were established under the circumstances of the war and blockade, but their owners have succeeded […]

Syria: Bashar Assad re-elected for fourth term as president following a predictable landslide

Syrian President Bashar Assad has been re-elected for a fourth seven-year term, officials have said, having won a landslide in an election described as illegitimate and a sham by the West and his opposition. Assad’s win was not in doubt, in an election where officials said 18 million were eligible to vote. But in the […]

Assad Elected Through 2028 After Predictable Landslide Syria Election, Denounced By West

This week war-torn Syria took to the voting polls and as expected the result was a landslide victory for Syrian President Bashar Assad, ushering in a fourth seven-year term after he came to power in the year 2000 after the death of his father Hafez, who had been the Syrian Arab Republic’s first strongman Baath […]

I Can’t Stand It, the Assad OPCW Fantasy is Giving me Gas

There is only so much stupid one can take and still survive. What I am talking about, of course, is the “controversy” over allegation that Syria has used poison gas against “its own people.” Let me begin with a “slam dunk” and then we can move on to simple screaming. OK, here’s the situation on […]

From Nazis to Assad: Denmark is deporting innocent people to be killed by a barbaric regime. Again

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Saudi officials meet with Assad in Syria, set to reopen embassy, report says

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Israel and Russia find common interest in Syria: Keep Assad on top, for now

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Former US Envoy to Syria: Assad Was Willing to Break With Iran and Hezbollah, Broker Israel-Lebanon Peace Treaty in Exchange for Golan Heights

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad attends an interview with a Greek newspaper in Damascus, in this handout released May 10, 2018. Photo: SANA / Handout via Reuters  A veteran US diplomat who served in various high-level positions related to Syria revealed Wednesday that Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad said he was willing to end his alliance with […]

Syria’s Assad says traders profiting from currency crash will be punished

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday that traders profiting from the collapse of the Syrian pound, which hit an all-time low this month, would be punished. Is Assad ruining Syria’s economy? – Cartoon [Sabaaneh/MiddleEastMonitor] The fall of the currency, which has rebounded somewhat since hitting 4,000 to the US dollar, has driven up inflation. […]

U.K. sanctions six allies of Syrian President Assad

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Assad’s wife under investigation in U.K. for encouraging terrorism, report says

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Washington framed Assad: OPCW whistleblowers call out fake chemical weapons scam in Syria

النيأ العظيم === [embedded content] Islam and Muslims مفهوم الحرية واستعمال العنف [embedded content] الاسلام والمسلمون [embedded content] Islamic jurisprudence crisis أزمة الفقه الإسلامي [embedded content] Pillars of Islam and the pillars of faith أركان الإسلام وأركان الإيمان [embedded content] More here (1 to 44) The Qur’an, Morality and Critical Reason (PDF) Source

Putin & Assad’s Revenge: Ballistic Missiles Pummel “Stolen” Syrian Oil Convoy & Refinery

Stunning video of massive fireballs near the towns of al-Bab and Jarablus, close to the Turkish border, circulated widely on social media with contradictory accounts of just who launched the attack. However, sources seem to be in agreement that the initial explosions were so large it had to be the result of ballistic missile strikes. […]

U.S. Ain al-Assad base in Iraq targeted in rocket attack

On Wednesday morning a barrage of rockets struck the Ain al-Assad air base hosting American forces in the western Iraqi province of Anbar. The Security Media Cell, affiliated with the Iraqi prime minister’s office, announced in a statement that 10 Grad rockets had struck the base, located about 160 kilometers (100 miles) west of the capital Baghdad.The statement […]

US Releases Unseen Footage of Iran’s Ain Al-Assad Operation

By Staff, Agencies More than one year after being targeted, the US Central Command [CENTCOM] declassified the aerial surveillance footage of Ain al-Assad Air Base in Iraq during Iran’s 2020 ballistic missile attacks on that facility as part of the retaliation for the US assassination of top Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani. The never-before-seen […]

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