Bashar al-Assad

One-Minute Read
18 Mar, 2015

Washington confirms it has lost contact with an unmanned aircraft, but says it's not clear if the surveillance plane was attacked

One-Minute Read
10 Feb, 2015

Syrian President says regime has no plans to work with US and denies ever using barrel bombs

Syrian actor covered in snow
One-Minute Read
12 Jan, 2015

Young Syrian actor challenges president to brave the cold with country's suffering refugees

Analysis
07 Nov, 2014

President Assad remains a sharply divisive figure for mainstream Arabic-language media

Pentagon image on US strikes in Syria
In Depth
24 Sep, 2014

US launches attacks on Islamic State without UN mandate or consent from the Syrian regime

The Mole
Reaction
05 Sep, 2014

William Hague makes it clear that prior approval from Parliament would not be necessary

Robert Fox
Reaction
28 Aug, 2014

Can 'coalition of the willing' come together to deal with Islamic State? Not if Cameron can help it

Syrian rebels take cover behind a barricade in Aleppo
One-Minute Read
04 Jul, 2014

Secret plan came from army top brass: create rebel army so Syrians could defeat Assad themselves

Tony Blair
One-Minute Read
22 Jun, 2014

Former intelligence chief says PM ‘trying to rewrite history’ of Assad's chemical weapons

The Mole
Reaction
13 Jun, 2014

Government under pressure to do something about British jihadists joining Islamist takeover campaign

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