Bashar al-Assad

President Assad has agreed to go, says Russian diplomat

One-Minute Read Fri 20 Jul, AT 14:58

Ambassador to France says Syrian leader has 'accepted' he must leave, but regime calls report 'baseless'

Syrian rebels seize borders in latest blow for Assad

First Post Fri 20 Jul, AT 09:14

Border with Iraq and key Turkish frontier posts now in rebel hands, but China and Russia block progress at UN

Syrian rebels 'hit the jackpot' as bomb strikes at Assad's heart

Talking Point Thu 19 Jul, AT 08:57

Key advisers killed in audacious Damascus blast, but how will Russia react?

Bashar al-Assad

As bomb strikes regime and rebels attack, is this the end of Assad?

First Post Wed 18 Jul, AT 14:30

The Syrian capital is in turmoil as bomb kills senior regime members and rebel forces mount all-out assault

Syria chemical weapons threat: should we take it seriously?

First Post Tue 17 Jul, AT 13:54

Nawaf Fares claims a cornered Assad would not hesitate to use weapons, but Israeli intelligence seems relaxed

Syria militiaman: I raped and murdered for £300 a month

First Post Sun 15 Jul, AT 09:35

Pro-Assad Shabiha member captured by rebels tells how he enjoyed the power that allowed him to kill and rape with impunity

Massacre of over 200 feared in Syrian village of Tremseh

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Jul, AT 08:53

Attack on rebel village by helicopter gunships and tanks followed up by executions, according to activists

Syrian prime minister Riad Hijab 'defects with three ministers'

First Post Mon 6 Aug, AT 11:42

'Rats are fleeing the ship' says Syria analyst as regime loses its highest profile member yet

Bashar al-Assad

Assad accuses United States of backing rebel 'terrorists'

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Jul, AT 12:30

Syrian president uses German TV interview to rule out any possibility of standing down

General's defection hints at Syrian regime turmoil

First Post Fri 6 Jul, AT 11:45

Assad is further rocked as top general and troops swap sides to the Free Syria Army

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