Assad says Turkey torpedoed UN Aleppo truce plan

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused neighbouring Turkey of torpedoing a UN plan for a ceasefire with rebels in the second city of Aleppo, in comments published on Friday.

Syria's Assad says West wants to weaken Russia

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the West of trying to weaken Russia by turning Ukraine into a puppet state, a tactic he said had also been used against his own country.

Assad supports Russian role in resolving Syrian crisis

The administration of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad supports the Russian efforts on holding a second round of talks on the Syrian crisis in Moscow next month, media reports said Sunday.

Assad must go, US says, as Syrian war enters fifth year

The United States on Thursday renewed its call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, marking the fourth anniversary of the civil war by paying tribute to "the brave Syrians" fighting tyranny.


Syrian peace talks set to take place in Moscow next month

Peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition could be held in Moscow next month, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Bashar al-Assad says 'real' cooperation needed to crush IS

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that "international cooperation" was necessary to crush the Islamic State group, which is the target of a US-led campaign.

Syrian President grants general amnesty

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad granted a general amnesty, covering crimes committed before Oct 29, a media report said.

Don`t need chemical arms to deter Israel: Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his government possesses non-chemical weapons that are so sophisticated that they could "blind" Israel anytime.

US officials start talks on arming Syria`s rebels

The Obama administration began discussing whether the Assad regime`s rapid military advance across the heart of Syria necessitates a drastic US response.

‘Assad will remain Syrian president until 2014’

The fighting has killed more than 70,000 people, uprooted more than 5 million and devastated large areas of the country.

Barbara Walters apologises for helping Assad aide

Sheherazad Jaafari is the daughter of the Syrian ambassador to the United States and a one-time press aide to Assad. Jaafari

Syrian Prez supporters throw stones at US envoy

The diplomats were visiting a centrist politician who has been demanding an end to a crackdown on uprising.

Assad admits `mistakes` to UN council delegation

Rights groups say over 2,000 people have died in protests since an uprising started in mid-March.

Syria`s Assad decrees multi-party system: SANA

The decree allows political parties to be established and to function alongside the Baath party.

`Syrian Prez isn`t taking UN chief’s phone calls`

Syrian President is facing international pressure to end a bloody crackdown on anti-govt protesters.

Wife of Syrian Prez may have fled to London: Report

The wife of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad may have fled to Britain with the couple`s three young children.

Iranian and Syrian Presidents meet in Damascus

The meeting suggests Iran wants to keep close tabs on Syria`s ties with US.

Syrian President confident of return of Golan

Syria`s President said on Saturday that
the return of the Golan Heights from Israel was non-negotiable
and he expressed confidence that the strategic plateau
captured four decades ago would be handed back.