Bashar al Assad

President Sisi exchanges greetings with Syrian counterpart on Eid al Fitr

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 - 10:04 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi spoke by phone with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Egypt’s FM to welcome Syrian counterpart in Cairo on Saturday

Fri, 31 Mar 2023 - 12:22 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will welcome on Saturday his Syrian counterpart, Fayssal Mekdad, in his first visit to Cairo since assuming the post.

Syrian parl't speaker announces receiving four new applications to run for President

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 11:28 GMT

On April 18th, Speaker of the People’s Assembly announced the commencement of candidacy for Presidential elections as of Monday April 19th till April 28th.

Syria's Assad meets Khamenei in first Iran visit since war began

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 05:52 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al Assad made his first public visit to his closest regional ally Iran since the start of the Syrian conflict eight years ago.

U.S. cannot back Syrian forces who align with Assad- U.S. commander

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 07:51 GMT

US would sever its ties with Kurdish SDF if they partner with Syrian President Bashar al Assad, said a senior US general.

Kremlin: Russia, Turkey, Iran leaders to meet in Russia on Feb 14 - RIA

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 - 07:00 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet the leaders of Turkey and Iran in the Russian Black Sea resort town Sochi on Feb. 14.

Sudan's president is first Arab leader to visit Syria since crisis

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 08:25 GMT

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus, the first such visit by an Arab leader since the start of the Syrian conflict.

Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 04:00 GMT

Turkey will send more troops into Syria's Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive.

Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib province

Tue, 04 Sep 2018 - 01:30 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies Iran and Russia not to "recklessly attack" Syria's rebel-held Idlib province.

France sends medical aid to Assad's Syria after deal with Russia

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 - 11:20 GMT

France sent 50 tonnes of medical aid to government-controlled eastern Ghouta in Syria on Friday after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery.

Syrian president vows to restore northern Syria from militants

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 - 02:20 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said that the army would regain control over northern the country, if the militants refused to surrender.

Assad believes West's arrogance makes dialogue impossible

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 05:30 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said at a meeting with Russian lawmakers that the West's arrogance makes dialogue impossible.

U.S. preparing new sanctions on Russia over Syria, Haley says

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 09:56 GMT

The United States is preparing new sanctions on Russia over its continued support of Syrian President Bashar-al Assad.

Trump signals strikes against Syria, lays into Assad ally Russia

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 - 02:30 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack.

US Defense Secretary 'not ruling out' US military action in Syria

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 04:10 GMT

US Defense Secretary James Mattis said Monday his country has not ruled out launching airstrikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Sisi discuses Syrian crisis with Putin over phone call

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 09:02 GMT

President Sisi received a phone call from Vladimir Putin Tuesday night, in which both leaders discussed the Syrian crisis.

UN official seeks to convict Assad of war crimes

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 10:50 GMT

The UN Commission on Inquiry on Syria said it has enough evidence for convicting Syrian President Bashar al Assad of war crimes.

Saudi stance on Syria's future firm, foreign ministry says

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 12:50 GMT

Saudi Foreign Ministry has said reports by several media outlets quoting Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir regarding the Syrian crisis as "inaccurate."

Iran deputy FM to discuss developments with Syrian officials

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 08:27 GMT

Iran’s Deputy FM for Arab and African Affairs arrived in Damascus late on Tuesday to participate in meetings of the fifth Iran-Syria Joint Political Commission.