Asma Al Assad News
The Latest: Russia Introduces Aleppo Statement at UN
Russia introduces draft statement to UN Security Council calling on countries with influence on Syrian opposition groups to intensify efforts to separate moderate opposition forces from terrorist entities in besieged eastern Aleppo
Syria First Lady Says She Refused Offer to Leave the Country
In a rare TV interview broadcast Tuesday, the wife of Syrian President Bashar Assad said she has declined offers to leave the country earlier on in the now six-year-long war in return for safety and financial security for her and her children
The President Still 'Wants to Keep His Finger on the Trigger' While Pushing For Diplomacy
Obama makes a last-ditch effort to convince Congress to support a military strike on Syria.
Who Is Bashar al -Assad ?
The eyes of the world, and the laser sights of U.S. guided missiles, are trained on Syria . U.S. officials, however, say they are not specifically targeting Syria's president, Bashar al-Assad , a strongman whose soldiers are accused of using chemical weapons. Here are five things to know about
Asma Assad Star of Syrian President's Instagram Account
A bloody war has raged in Syria for two years, while rebels and President Bashar al-Assad wrestle for control of the country, but Assad recently launched a second war - a battle of public relations, using his wife as his strongest weapon. In the midst of a summer filled with bombings and an alleged
State Dept. on Assad Instagram: #Despicable
Embattled Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has apparently opened up an Instagram account, Syrian Presidency, which reads, “Welcome to the official Instagram account for the Presidency of the Syrian Arab Republic.” There are currently 73 posts in the account with more than 5,000 followers. The ...
Asma Assad Makes Rare Appearance
Wife of Syrian dictator turned out for an event to support mothers of Syrian soldiers.
Damascus Fighting Rages Following Attack on Assad Officials
Opposition fighters clashed with regime forces on Thursday in the Syrian capital of Damascus for the fifth straight day. Activists reported the continued use of tanks and helicopters in neighborhoods in and around the capital, including one close to the presidential palace. The continued ...
The Global Note: Europe Dodges A Bullet, Awaits Another…Inside Homs…Cameron Forgets Something At a Pub
SPAIN GETS BREATHING SPACE. WILL IT BE ENOUGH? -MARKETS LIKE BAILOUT NUMBER FOUR…European and Asian stocks gained sharply Monday as investors welcomed news that Spain had secured a bailout for its banks. Richard DAVIES calls it “a relief rally”, but notes that many see the...
Ambassadors' Wives Scold Syrian First Lady to Stop the Violence
The wives of the British and German ambassadors to the United Nations made a harshly worded video appeal to Asma Al-Assad, the first lady of Syria, to use her influence to stop the bloodshed in her country. A powerful film, posted on Youtube, juxtaposing Mrs....