US imposes sanctions on Assad's son

US imposes sanctions on Assad's son

Bashar Al Assad's eldest son among 14 Syrian officials placed under sanctions by the US government Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 6:52 PM
Assad and allies win majority in parliamentary elections

Assad and allies win majority in parliamentary elections

In widely expected victory, Syrian President's party and allied candidates take 177 seats out of 250 in parliament.Elad Benari, 7/22/2020, 2:59 AM
Assad announces parliamentary elections in April

Assad announces parliamentary elections in April

Syrian President says parliamentary elections will be held on April 13 in areas of the country controlled by the government.Elad Benari, 3/4/2020, 5:42 AM
Assad: Chemical watchdog falsified report at request of US

Assad: Chemical watchdog falsified report at request of US

Syrian President claims OPCW faked report on attack near Damascus “just because the Americans wanted them to do so.”Ben Ariel, 12/10/2019, 6:14 AM
Assad: 'Israel has conquered our land'

Assad: 'Israel has conquered our land'

Bashar al-Assad says more than 100,000 Syrian troops killed in civil war, blasts Israel for 'conquering' Syrian land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 10:42 AM
Assad: Trump is the best US president

Assad: Trump is the best US president

Syrian President on Donald Trump: He's the best president because he is the most transparent.Elad Benari, 11/1/2019, 5:50 AM
Syria, Iran plan responses to Israeli airstrikes

Syria, Iran plan responses to Israeli airstrikes

Syrian Pres. Assad discusses Israel's 'attacks on Syria,' US peace plan, in secret meeting with Iranian official.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2019, 1:04 PM
Germany: Hold Assad accountable for chemical attacks

Germany: Hold Assad accountable for chemical attacks

German Foreign Minister says those responsible for use of chemical weapons in Syria must be held accountable.Elad Benari, 4/5/2019, 5:37 AM
Spokesman: Zarif quit because he wasn't informed of Assad visit

Spokesman: Zarif quit because he wasn't informed of Assad visit

Spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry: 'One of the reasons' FM Zarif resigned was lack of knowledge regarding Syrian Pres. Assad's visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2019, 2:39 PM
Syrian President meets Iran's Supreme Leader

Syrian President meets Iran's Supreme Leader

Syrian President visits Iran for the first time since start of Syrian conflict, thanks Iran for its assistance.Elad Benari, 2/26/2019, 6:02 AM
Assad warns Kurds: The US won't protect you

Assad warns Kurds: The US won't protect you

Syrian President warns country’s Kurds that the US would not protect them against any Turkish offensive.Elad Benari, 2/18/2019, 2:33 AM
Assad blames Israel for downing of Russian plane

Assad blames Israel for downing of Russian plane

Syrian President writes Putin, says Russian plane was downed over Syria due to Israeli "arrogance".Elad Benari, 9/20/2018, 3:49 AM
There's a war going on out there

There's a war going on out there

Three wars, at the very least, are raging in the Middle East, and Israel will get fallout from all of them.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 9/6/2018, 11:54 PM
Report: Israel secretly armed, funded Syrian rebels

Report: Israel secretly armed, funded Syrian rebels

12 anti-Assad rebel groups in south Syria reportedly received money and weapons from Israel to combat ISIS, Iran-linked forces.David Rosenberg, 9/6/2018, 6:44 PM
Trump warns Assad: The world is watching

Trump warns Assad: The world is watching

US President denies claims made in Bob Woodward's book, but also warns Syrian President that "the world is watching".Elad Benari, 9/6/2018, 3:38 AM
White House warns Assad against use of chemical weapons

White House warns Assad against use of chemical weapons

White House warns Syrian President against using chemical weapons in Idlib, says the US and its allies will respond "appropriately".Ben Ariel, 9/5/2018, 2:14 AM
Book claims Trump ordered Assad killed

Book claims Trump ordered Assad killed

New book claims Secretary of Defense ignored order from President to kill Syrian dictator following deadly chemical weapons attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 11:02 PM
Trump warns Assad against 'reckless' attack in Idlib

Trump warns Assad against 'reckless' attack in Idlib

Trump says Russia and Iran would be making a "grave mistake" if they back Syrian attack in province of Idlib.Elad Benari, 9/4/2018, 2:05 AM
Report: Trump offered US pullout for partial Iranian retreat

Report: Trump offered US pullout for partial Iranian retreat

Lebanese paper claims US delegation met in secret with Syrian leaders, offered withdrawal in exchange for Iranian pullback from border.David Rosenberg, 8/28/2018, 10:26 AM
Iran inks deal with Syria, vows to continue military cooperation

Iran inks deal with Syria, vows to continue military cooperation

Despite demands by US that Iran withdraw forces from Syria, Tehran signs deal with Assad regime, vows to continue military cooperation.David Rosenberg, 8/27/2018, 12:20 PM
Iranian minister: We will continue to support Syria

Iranian minister: We will continue to support Syria

Iran's defense minister says the Iran-Syria cooperation won't be decided by a "third party."Elad Benari, 8/27/2018, 1:05 AM
ANALYSIS: Another major battle on the horizon in Syria

ANALYSIS: Another major battle on the horizon in Syria

Assad intends to retake Idlib, but that may not be as easy as he thinks.Yochanan Visser, 8/2/2018, 9:17 PM
'When people take you seriously, you can live in peace'

'When people take you seriously, you can live in peace'

Middle East expert Dr. Mordechai Kedar explains why Israel's friends aren't necessarily 'good guys,' says only deterrence sustains Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 3:42 PM
White Helmets will speak against Assad

White Helmets will speak against Assad

Middle East expert says White Helmets will provide footage and testimony of Syrian Pres. Assad's war crimes.Shimon Cohen, 7/23/2018, 9:01 AM
Lindsey Graham to Netanyahu: Assad and Iran are a package deal

Lindsey Graham to Netanyahu: Assad and Iran are a package deal

Republican senator responds to PM's statement that Israel 'has no problem' with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad remaining in power. 'David Rosenberg, 7/13/2018, 2:11 PM
Netanyahu: Israel has 'no problem' with Assad government

Netanyahu: Israel has 'no problem' with Assad government

PM Netanyahu says Russia has pushed Iran away from Israeli border, Israel has 'no problem' with Assad regime.Nitsan Keidar, 7/12/2018, 2:23 PM
Russian jets attack rebel-held town near Golan

Russian jets attack rebel-held town near Golan

Russia assists Assad offensive near Israeli border that US says violates ceasefire brokered by US and Russia.Gary Willig, 6/24/2018, 7:14 PM
Assad: Negotiations with the U.S. are a waste of time

Assad: Negotiations with the U.S. are a waste of time

Syrian President rules out negotiations with the United States, says American policy will not change.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/23/2018, 12:13 AM
Assad: I wouldn't object to permanent Iranian base in Syria

Assad: I wouldn't object to permanent Iranian base in Syria

Syrian President says his country's relations with Iran and its presence in Syria are non-negotiable.Elad Benari, 6/14/2018, 6:13 AM
Assad: Russia and Israel aren't coordinated

Assad: Russia and Israel aren't coordinated

Syrian President denies reports that Israel coordinated air strikes in Syria with Russia.Elad Benari, 6/10/2018, 5:09 AM
ANALYSIS: After Iranian attack from Gaza, new war on the horizon

ANALYSIS: After Iranian attack from Gaza, new war on the horizon

‘Never a dull moment’ has been Israel’s motto since the establishment of the state in 1948.Yochanan Visser, 5/31/2018, 9:44 PM
Assad: Israel is in a 'panic'

Assad: Israel is in a 'panic'

Syrian leader denies Iranian presence in Syria, use of chemical weapons, says Israel 'hysterical' over 'losing dear ones' Al-Nusra and ISIS.Tal Polon, 5/31/2018, 11:51 AM
Russia: No Iranian forces on Israeli border

Russia: No Iranian forces on Israeli border

Fearing clashes with Israel, Assad regime and Russia look to reduce Iranian presence near Israeli border.David Rosenberg, 5/28/2018, 2:41 PM
Liberman to Syria: Throw Iranians out

Liberman to Syria: Throw Iranians out

Defense Minister tells Syrian president to expel Iranian forces from his country, warns Iran's presence will only 'bring destruction.'David Rosenberg, 5/11/2018, 1:15 PM
'We may have to eliminate Assad'

'We may have to eliminate Assad'

Senior Israeli minister warns Assad may be 'eliminated' if he continues to allow Iran to use Syria as base for attacks on Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/7/2018, 12:06 PM
Trump: Get ready Russia, the missiles are coming to Syria

Trump: Get ready Russia, the missiles are coming to Syria

US President dismisses Russian threat to shoot down US missiles launched at Syria following deadly chemical weapons attack.Gary Willig, 4/11/2018, 3:34 PM
Mattis: 'Unwise' for Assad to use chemical weapons

Mattis: 'Unwise' for Assad to use chemical weapons

U.S. Defense Secretary warns Syrian regime against using gas as a weapon.Elad Benari, 3/12/2018, 4:05 AM
Assad: Operation in Eastern Ghouta will continue

Assad: Operation in Eastern Ghouta will continue

Syrian President insists there is no contradiction between military operation against rebels and a truce.Ben Ariel, 3/5/2018, 3:38 AM
U.S. officials: Assad producing new kinds of chemical weapons

U.S. officials: Assad producing new kinds of chemical weapons

Officials in Washington say Syrian government still using chemical weapons despite committing to abolish its arsenal.Ben Ariel, 2/2/2018, 4:12 AM
Assad replaces defense minister

Assad replaces defense minister

Syrian President replaces his defense minister for the first time since 2012, part of a government reshuffle.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2018, 4:15 AM
Erdogan: Assad is a terrorist

Erdogan: Assad is a terrorist

Turkish President calls Syrian President a terrorist, says peace efforts cannot continue with him.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2017, 5:13 AM
Assad: France a backer of 'terrorism'

Assad: France a backer of 'terrorism'

Syrian President blasts France, says it has "no right to talk about peace" in his country.Ben Ariel, 12/19/2017, 4:07 AM
UN report: Assad responsible for April gas attack

UN report: Assad responsible for April gas attack

New UN report finds Assad's regime was responsible for sarin gas attack in Khan Sheikhun.Elad Benari, 10/27/2017, 12:04 AM
Assad meets visiting Iranian Chief of Staff

Assad meets visiting Iranian Chief of Staff

Syrian President meets General Mohammad Baqeri who vowed to destroy "Zionist enemy".Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2017, 5:44 AM
Liberman: In next war, Syria and Lebanon will be 1 front

Liberman: In next war, Syria and Lebanon will be 1 front

Defense Minister warns Hezbollah, Syrian regime would considered one front on Israel's northern border in the next war.AFP, 10/10/2017, 3:49 PM
Liberman: Assad has won in Syria

Liberman: Assad has won in Syria

Israeli Defense Minister says countries which sought to oust Bashar al-Assad now cozying up to Syrian dictator.AFP, 10/3/2017, 7:55 PM
Trump: We'd be upset if Assad uses chemical weapons

Trump: We'd be upset if Assad uses chemical weapons

Trump says Washington “would be extremely upset” if Syrian President uses chemical weapons again.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2017, 12:04 AM
France again changes position on Assad

France again changes position on Assad

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian calls for transition in Syria that doesn't include Assad.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/2/2017, 12:48 AM
Nasrallah: I went to Damascus to meet Assad

Nasrallah: I went to Damascus to meet Assad

Hezbollah leader claims he personally met Syrian president to seek his approval for a deal with ISIS.Elad Benari, 9/1/2017, 5:09 AM
Assad: Western countries must cut ties with terrorism

Assad: Western countries must cut ties with terrorism

Syrian President says countries that want to reopen embassies in Damascus must end their support for Syrian rebels.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2017, 5:05 AM
The most embarrassingly wrong book ever on the Middle East?

The most embarrassingly wrong book ever on the Middle East?

When it comes to the Middle East, often predictions fail because of the general incompetence of the specialists in the field. Prof. Daniel Pipes, 8/10/2017, 12:55 AM
Assad portrait featured on new banknote

Assad portrait featured on new banknote

Syrian President's portrait printed on a new 2,000-pound banknote.Elad Benari, 7/3/2017, 5:09 AM
Macron: No 'legitimate successor' to Assad

Macron: No 'legitimate successor' to Assad

French President says France no longer considers Assad's departure a precondition to resolving civil war.Ben Ariel, 6/22/2017, 2:07 AM
Putin 'convinced' Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Putin 'convinced' Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Russian President dismisses any suggestion that Syrian President was behind April chemical attack.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/31/2017, 2:02 AM
ADL: Syrian crematoria ‘invoke worst nightmares of Nazis’

ADL: Syrian crematoria ‘invoke worst nightmares of Nazis’

ADL head compares reports of crematoria use for burning victim's bodies to Nazi use of crematoria during Holocaust.JTA, 5/16/2017, 9:55 PM
US accuses Assad of burning thousands in crematoria

US accuses Assad of burning thousands in crematoria

US reveals Syria regime has set up crematorium at prison near Damascus, executes up to 50 people at prison every week.Gary Willig, 5/15/2017, 10:43 PM
Assad vows to continue fighting

Assad vows to continue fighting

Syrian President says he will continue to fight the rebels trying to oust him.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2017, 4:35 AM