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Rebels overun Alawite villages in northern Syria

offensive on President Bashar Assad’s Alawite stronghold.The three-day offensive, targeting Alawite villages ... close to Assad’s hometown of Qardaha, has seen some 200 people killed, according to activists. ... Assad’s Alawite stronghold. The three-day offensive, targeting Alawite villages close to Assad’s ...

07/08/2013 - 08:45 - comment 0

Assad's family & anchors of power falling: bomb kills brother-in-law and defense minister

anti-regime uprising managed to strike at Assad’s inner core, adds urgency to a U.N. Security Council debate ... to strike at Assad’s inner core, adds urgency to a U.N. ... of Syria’s security apparatus killed defense minister General Daoud Rajha and President Bashar al-Assad’s ...

Editor's Choice - 18/07/2012 - 13:26 - comment 0

Referendum on Assad’s Presidency Early July

parliament, will meet on June 25th to vote on Assad’s candidacy, before popular approval is sought through ... of the late Syrian president’s son, Bashar, will be conducted in the first week of July, accordin Damascus – Albawaba.com    Referendum on the candidacy of the late Syrian president’s son, Bashar ...

19/05/2010 - 10:18 - comment 0

Assad’s Death Defers Party Congress, Opens Door for Power Struggle

army chief of staff.  Meanwhile, observers believe that Bashar remains the strongest in the Syrian ... managed to reach the ranks of the congress with full support for Bashar Assad, the son of the late ... particularly in the wake of painful blows which Bashar Assad had dealt to certain figures including military ...

19/05/2010 - 10:20 - comment 0

Expert: Hizbullah Unlikely to Attack Israel after Assad’s Death

to Bashar Assad," he was quoted as saying.   Ranstorp noted that Syrian patronage had been of great ... the Israeli army and the South Lebanon Army (SLA), but large-scale offensives and particularly Katyusha ...

19/05/2010 - 10:19 - comment 0

Israeli, Arab Israeli Politicians React to Assad’s Passing

(National Democratic Alliance), MK Azmi Bishara, who has met with Assad and his son Bashar within the last ... death. The government, the leadership of the ruling Baath party, the army, the security forces ... Bashar has the greatest chances of replacing him. Bishara judges that despite the fact that Syria's ...

19/05/2010 - 10:20 - comment 0

Did Assad's son really taunt the US military on Facebook?

President Bashar al-Assad this week.The post that has been attributed to Assad’s son, Hafez, appears ... to Assad’s son, Hafez, appears to affront the idea of a U.S. military strike on Syria. “I just want them ... including children of Assef Shawkat, the late security chief and Assad’s brother-in-law, appeared ...

Editor's Choice - 01/09/2013 - 10:51 - comment 0

FSA fighters capture Aleppo air base

in the heartland of President Bashar al-Assad’s minority Alawite sect. Free Syrian Army ... of President Bashar al-Assad’s minority Alawite sect.The rebel army swept through the Menagh air base hours ... on Monday that rebels captured four villages near Assad’s heartland town of Latakia after attacking ...

06/08/2013 - 05:57 - comment 0

ISIS militants capture city of Hassakeh as more Syrian rebel fighters reportedly join ranks

Bashar Assad’s forces. “ ISIS jihadists took over the army’s Regiment 121 at Maylabieh” in northeast ... The Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday, following up on recent gains against President Bashar Assad’s ... since January against rebels seeking Assad’s ouster. In Aleppo province over the weekend, ISIS ...

28/07/2014 - 07:30 - comment 0

Assad’s Mother Dreads a Gaddafi-Like Fate for her Baby Bashar

alive, we would not be in this situation”. Reuter’s investigative man also wrote that Al Assad’s ... for her own son's undoing, al Assad’s mother volunteered to come up with a special strategy to secure ... Bashar al-Assad's Mother is deeply concerned ...

12/03/2012 - 15:18 - comment 0