Bashar al-Assad


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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Assad Blames U.S. for Syria Truce Collapse

President Bashar Assad rejected U.S. accusations that Syrian or Russian planes struck an aid convoy in Aleppo or that his troops were preventing food from entering the city’s rebel-held eastern…

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Erdogan: Assad a ‘More Advanced Terrorist’ Than IS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared Saturday that Syrian President Bashar Assad was a “more advanced terrorist” than the Islamic State terror group, despite the deadly attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk…

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World and Regional Powers Meet in Vienna on Syria

World and regional powers met Tuesday in an attempt to overcome stubborn divisions among Syrian factions that have led to the rise of Islamic terrorists and claimed hundreds of thousands of…

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