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If Bashar al-Assad and Vladimir Putin win, then Islamic State wins

Newsday - ‎2 hours ago‎
The civilians fleeing Aleppo don't prove definitively that, with Russian backing, President Bashar al-Assad will win the Syrian civil war.
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Bashar al-Assad's Syria battlefield breakthrough threatens new wave of refugees

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Washington: Syria's army and its Russian and Iranian allies are closing in on rebel strongholds in the country's north in an advance that has already derailed peace talks and may also unleash a new wave of refugees into Europe.
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State Department Has No Response to Possibility of Assad Pushing to Turkish Border

Washington Free Beacon - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
State Department Spokesman John Kirby was left stumbling Tuesday when a reporter from Reuters asked about a report that Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad's forces would keep advancing against rebels until they reach the Turkish border. “We interviewed ...

OKC doctor: Bashar al-Assad's ultimate betrayal of every physicians' oath - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
How ironic is it that some of today's worst atrocities are masterminded by a physician? Bashar al-Assad, Syria's president and an English-trained ophthalmologist, has led a vicious campaign against his own people that resulted in the death of more than ...
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Syria talks must lead to 'transition away from Bashar al-Assad': Britain - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Amman, Feb 1 Britain said today that the UN-brokered peace talks on Syria being held in Geneva must lead to a political “transition away” from President Bashar al-Assad.”Syrian peace negotiations must deliver a political transition away from Assad and ...

Former Syrian PM: I know Bashar al-Assad's barbarism

Fulton News - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
ANKARA - Riyad Hejab, Syria's former prime minister, said the participation of the Assad regime in the Geneva talks will do no good.
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La ofensiva del régimen de Bashar al Assad en Alepo ya dejó más de 500 muertos - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
La ofensiva del régimen de Bashar al Assad en Alepo ya dejó más de 500 muertos. Al menos 101 de las víctimas son civiles que perdieron la vida en ataques de las fuerzas gubernamentales y sus aliados: Rusia, Hezbollah e Irán. Hay más de 30.000 ...
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Bullish Vladimir Putin is running rings around the west in Syria

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
When Russia's president piled into the conflict last autumn in support of Bashar al-Assad, Barack Obama said a “quagmire” awaited him.
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Madaya again facing starvation as report warns of extent of sieges

The Guardian - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The use of “starve or surrender” tactics by the forces of President Bashar al-Assad came under increased scrutiny after photos and videos emerged last month of the emaciated, desperate children of Madaya, where dozens of people are thought to have ...
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A murit mama lui Bashar al-Assad: "Preşedinţia Siriei le mulţumeşte tuturor sirienilor pentru condoleanţe" - FOTO

Mediafax - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
de Mihai Draghici - Mediafax: 966 afişări. Ştire · Foto (2) · Comentarii (3). Anisa Mahluf, mama preşedintelui sirian Bashar al-Assad, a decedat sâmbătă seară, la Damasc, la vârsta de 86 de ani, anunţă presa oficială din Siria, citată de ziarul Le Point.
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France's Hollande urges Russia to stop backing Assad

Yahoo News - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande on Thursday called on Russia to stop harming civilians in Syria and reiterated calls for President Bashar al-Assad to leave power. "I ask that the Russian actions stop because we have thousands of ...
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'This is set to get worse': Saudi Arabia says it has made a 'final' decision to send troops into Syria

Business Insider - ‎56 minutes ago‎
That includes the kingdom's interests in Syria, where Saudi-backed rebel groups are currently battling Iran-backed Shiite militias and Hezbollah forces loyal to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Saudi Arabia is locked in two other proxy ...
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È morta la madre del presidente siriano Bashar al Assad

La Stampa - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Dopo l'inizio della rivolta in Siria, nel marzo 2011 - secondo molte fonti - ha spinto Bashar a reprimere con durezza le proteste. Poco dopo ha lasciato la Siria per gli Emirati raggiungendo la figlia Bushra che si era trasferita dopo che il marito ...

When Russia received Rifaat al-Assad as an exile

Al-Arabiya - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
This means it would not be strange if Moscow repeated such an act of containing the Syrian crisis by granting President Bashar al-Assad safe passage or exile. Rifaat tried to assert control over Damascus, but a split ensued due to a dispute among ...
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Ofensiva lui Bashar al-Assad asupra orasului Alep a creat un nou val de refugiati. 40.000 de sirieni au fugit spre Turcia - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Ofensiva armatei lui Bashar al-Assad din ultimele zile in orasul Alep a fortat zeci de mii de sirieni sa fuga din zona. 17 Comenteaza. Observatorul Sirian pentru Drepturile Omului (OSDO) a indicat ca aproape 40.000 de civili sirieni din regiune isi ...

Drone footage shows scale of refugee camp on Turkey-Syria border - ‎4 hours ago‎
Turkish aid group IHH and the Independent Doctors Association established the camp over a matter of days, when thousands of Syrians began fleeing northern Aleppo following a Russian-backed offensive by Bashar al-Assad's government forces. The U.N. ...
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Syria War Death Toll Reaches 470000

Voice of America - ‎3 hours ago‎
A U.S.-led coalition is trying to destroy Islamic State militants in Syria and wants President Bashar al-Assad to go; but, Russia and Iran are supporting Assad by attacking his opponents, including some coalition-backed rebels.