Bashar al-Assad


Assad Visits Russian Air Base in Western Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria on Tuesday, his first visit to the base from which Russian jets have supported his war…

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Officials: U.S. Strike Hits Pro-Assad Forces Syria

U.S. officials say an American airstrike has hit pro-Syrian government forces in southern Syria as they were setting up fighting positions in a protected area. The officials say the strike…

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U.S. Missiles Blast Syria Base Where Chemical Planes Took Off

The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles Thursday night in fiery retaliation for this week’s gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. President Donald…

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Turkey: Syria Autopsies Show Chemical Weapons Were Used

Turkey said Thursday that autopsies of Syrian victims from this week’s assault in Syria’s Idlib province show they were subjected to chemical weapons, as France’s foreign minister called for the…

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Amnesty: Up to 13,000 People Hanged in Syria

The Syrian prison was known to detainees as “the slaughterhouse.” Behind its closed doors, the military police hanged as many as13,000 people over the course of four years before carting…

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Congresswoman Met With Assad in Syria, Discussed Peace

Democratic U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard said on Wednesday that she met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Syria and discussed the possibility of achieving peace. The Hawaii Democrat told CNN…

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Aleppo Returns to Full Government Control After 4 Years

The Syrian city of Aleppo returned to government control on Thursday, after the last remaining opposition fighters and civilians evacuated, ending a four-year rebel hold over parts of the country.…

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