Syria President

US attacks on IS group may help Assad: Pentagon chief

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel acknowledged Thursday that Syria`s President Bashar al-Assad could "benefit" from US-led air strikes against the Islamic State group, one of the regime`s adversaries.

Oct 31, 2014, 06:45 AM IST

Russian FM says Syrian President Assad won`t go

Russia`s foreign minister said on Saturday that Syrian President Bashar Assad has no intention of stepping down and it would be impossible to try to persuade him otherwise.

Dec 30, 2012, 09:37 AM IST

Syria`s President reported to have ordered no shooting

Fridays offer the only chance for Syrians to assemble in large numbers.

May 13, 2011, 08:54 AM IST