Bashar Assad

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

The White House said the activities were similar to those made before a suspected chemical attack in April, according to the BBC. Dozens died in the attack in April which prompted President Trump to order a strike against a Syrian air base. The

Ukraine Supports US Actions to Prevent Assad’s War Crimes in Future – President Poroshenko

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said this during a telephone conversation with US Vice President Mike Pence, who the President’s press secretary described as "good and very friendly", reports with reference to Ukrainska Pravda. Poroshenko told Pence about the deterioration of the

US launches military strike against Syria

On President Donald Trump's orders, US warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase where the warplanes that carried out the chemical attacks were based, US officials said, reports referring to CNN. The strike is the first direct

Bashar Assad In Critical Condition? Syrian Government Denies President Suffered Stroke

"The presidency denies all these reports. President Assad is in excellent health," his office said in a statement, reports with reference to IBT. "They coincide with the changing circumstances in the field and politically." A Facebook post said Bashar Assad

Syrian government forces have taken full control of Aleppo

Government forces and their allies are now in control of eastern Aleppo, ending more than four years of rebel rule, CNN reports. Syrian forces and militia supporting President Bashar al-Assad entered eastern Aleppo by ground in late November. The regime and Russia,

Reuters Exclusive: Russia shipping more to Syria than removing

When Vladimir Putin announced the withdrawal of most of Russia's military contingent from Syria there was an expectation that the Yauza, a Russian naval icebreaker and one of the mission's main supply vessels, would return home to its Arctic Ocean port,

CIA Director Brennan secretly visited Moscow to discuss Assad’s departure

CIA Director John Brennan visited Moscow to discuss the ceasefire in Syria, a political settlement in the country and a possible departure of President Bashar Assad, RIA Novosti reported citing the Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Oleg Syromolotov, reports. "Brennan's visit

Barack Obama: Russia’s position in the world “significantly diminished”

U.S. President Barack Obama said in one of interviews published on March 10 that the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin “invades Crimea or is trying to prop up Assad doesn't suddenly make him a player," reports with reference to