Bashar al-Assad

Syria protests over Houla massacre
29 May, 2012

Kofi Annan meets President Assad as evidence suggests most of 108 dead civilians in Houla were executed

Mass grave at Houla after Syria massacre
27 May, 2012

More than 90 people, including 32 children, killed as troops shell the village of Houla

Asma al-Assad and Bashar al-Assad
15 Mar, 2012

Emails unearthed by The Guardian also suggest Assad took advice from Iran and laughed at Arab League

10 Feb, 2012

Ahead of nationwide protests against Russian veto, ambassador offers eye-witness account of brutality

Free Syria Army
30 Jan, 2012

Assad's regime sends tanks into eastern suburbs of Damascus as Arab League pushes for UN resolution

15 Nov, 2011

Are Arab leaders making a stand for democracy or just deflecting criticism of their own regimes?

26 Oct, 2011

The use of violence against civilians is more glaring in Syria than in Libya - so why the inertia?

Syria President Bashar al-Assad
06 Oct, 2011

Anyone who wishes for a peaceful world should welcome this double veto against UN sanctions

Syria London protest
04 Oct, 2011

Syrian embassy personnel accused of using violence and intimidation to silence anti-Bashar protesters

Syria tanks
12 Sep, 2011

With 3,000 Syrians dead, Russia plays peace broker - but don’t hold your breath for Assad to step down