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Trump won't let Assad get away with ''horrible'' actions

Obama should have crossed the red line he had drawn in regard to Assad`s actions, Trump said, adding that "some horrible acts against humanity took place, including gas and the killing through gases".

 

Jul 26, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

Theresa May, Donald Trump discuss 'window of opportunity' in Syria

US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May have agreed that a "window of opportunity" exists to convince Russia to end its support for embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Apr 11, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

US wants to bring Assad to justice for his crimes: Haley

Haley, the first Indian American to hold a Cabinet level position in any presidential administration, said human rights was a very important issue for the Trump administration.

Apr 03, 2017, 00:40 AM IST

All Syrian sides confirm will attend peace talks: United Nations

Syrian government and rebel delegations have confirmed their attendance at peace talks set to resume in Geneva this week, the United Nations said on today, despite renewed fighting around Damascus.

Mar 21, 2017, 17:37 PM IST

Death of Islamic State's Shishani may damage foreign recruitment

The death of Islamic State`s "minister of war" may disrupt its operations.

Jul 15, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

Turkey PM Yildirim says aims to develop relations with Syria, Iraq

Turkey aims to develop good relations with Syria and Iraq.

Jul 13, 2016, 14:39 PM IST

Syrian warplane crashes near Damascus, rebels seize pilot: Monitors

Syrian state media said, "The crash was caused by a technical fault and a search was under way for the pilot, who had ejected."

Jul 01, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

Assad hails Iran, Russia role in war on terror

Iran and Russia have been the crucial allies of the Syrian government throughout the long-running conflict in Syria.

Mar 19, 2016, 22:05 PM IST

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad sets April 13 for parliamentary elections

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has announced that parliamentary elections are to be held on April 13, state news agency SANA reported, shortly after Washington and Moscow announced a ceasefire plan.

Feb 23, 2016, 04:43 AM IST

Syria chemical arms probe found signs of sarin gas exposure: UN

A fact-finding mission of the global anti-chemical weapons watchdog has found indications that some people in Syria were exposed to deadly sarin gas, or a compound like it, according to a report the United Nations released on Monday.

Jan 05, 2016, 09:21 AM IST

Syria's Assad says he will not negotiate with armed groups

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad declared on Friday that he would not negotiate with armed groups, appearing to scupper peace talks that Russia and the United States hope to bring about next month.

Dec 12, 2015, 01:39 AM IST

Syria no breeding ground for Islamic State: President Bashar al-Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that his country was not a breeding ground for the Islamic State group.

Nov 19, 2015, 07:04 AM IST

Syria's Assad visits embattled Damascus district: Presidency

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a district on the outskirts of Damascus and thanked soldiers fighting "in the face of terrorism", his office said on its Twitter account on Wednesday, posting pictures of the rare trip.

Jan 01, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

Syria's Assad visits embattled Damascus district: Presidency

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a district on the outskirts of Damascus and thanked soldiers fighting "in the face of terrorism", his office said on its Twitter account on Wednesday, posting pictures of the rare trip.

Jan 01, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

Syria's Assad visits embattled Damascus district: Presidency

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a district on the outskirts of Damascus and thanked soldiers fighting "in the face of terrorism", his office said on its Twitter account on Wednesday, posting pictures of the rare trip.

Jan 01, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

‘Assad living on warship guarded by Russian navy’

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his family are living on a warship guarded by the Russian navy.

Jan 16, 2013, 18:32 PM IST

Syrian Prez understands gravity of crisis: Brahimi

Brahimi reiterated in the briefing that the Syrian crisis is very dangerous and it`s exacerbated and poses a danger on the Syrian people, the region and the world.

Sep 15, 2012, 17:43 PM IST

Assad losing his grip on power: White House

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is losing his grip on power, the White House said, amidst confirmed reports of the defection of his Prime Minister Riyad Hijab.

Aug 07, 2012, 09:14 AM IST

Assad’s wife flees to Russia after suicide attack

President Bashar al-Assad’s wife, Asma, is rumoured to have fled to Russia after a rebel attack in Damascus, which killed three leaders of the regime, including Assad’s brother-in-law.

Jul 20, 2012, 15:43 PM IST

Hillary urges Assad to transfer power, leave country

Violence in Syria is simply unconscionable, Hillary said, blaming Assad for the killings.

Jun 07, 2012, 21:16 PM IST