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Syrian President Assad leads prayers in rare appearance outside Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Eid al-Fitr prayers in the central city of Hama on Sunday, appearing in public outside the capital for the first time in a year.

Jun 25, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Britain urges Vladimir Putin to end support for 'toxic'  Syrian President Assad

Britain urges Vladimir Putin to end support for 'toxic' Syrian President Assad

Russia should end its support for "toxic" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said. 

Apr 10, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hails taking of Aleppo as 'historic'; evacuation of civilians underway

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hails taking of Aleppo as 'historic'; evacuation of civilians underway

Operation to evacuate thousands of civilians and fighters from the last rebel bastion in Aleppo began on Thursday.

Dec 15, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

Assad offers amnesty to Syria rebels who surrender

The reprieve also includes any rebel who frees a hostage, according to the decree text.

Jul 28, 2016, 14:21 PM IST

US sanctions target Assad regime's arms, finance networks

The US Treasury announced fresh sanctions on Wednesday targeting the arms and financial networks of the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Jul 21, 2016, 23:11 PM IST