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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 15:49
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, 03/10/2017 19:55
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, 08/09/2017 00:04
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, 02/09/2017 00:48
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, 01/09/2017 05:09
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, 21/08/2017 05:05
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, 10/08/2017 00:55
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, 03/07/2017 05:09
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, 22/06/2017 02:07
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, 31/05/2017 02:02
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, 16/05/2017 21:55
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, 15/05/2017 22:43
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, 12/05/2017 04:35
Assad: Israel supports 'terrorists'

Assad: Israel supports 'terrorists'

Syrian President claims Israel supports the rebels fighting his regime by providing them with weapons.Elad Benari, 28/04/2017 05:09
Syria to buy latest Russian anti-missile system

Syria to buy latest Russian anti-missile system

Assad says purchase of system is meant to repel Israeli and American attacks in Syria.AFP, 27/04/2017 21:25
Yad Vashem asks WH press secretary to visit website

Yad Vashem asks WH press secretary to visit website

Israeli Holocaust Museum asks Sean Spicer to visit website to learn about Holocaust following gaffe that Hitler never used chemical weapoonsAFP, 12/04/2017 16:38
'No political solution in Syria if Assad remains'

'No political solution in Syria if Assad remains'

Ambassador Nikki Haley says she doesn't see a political solution in Syria until Assad is out of power.Elad Benari, 09/04/2017 05:58
U.S. intelligence: Assad kept some of his chemical weapons

U.S. intelligence: Assad kept some of his chemical weapons

U.S. intelligence agencies suspect Syrian President kept chemical weapons he agreed to surrender in 2013.Elad Benari, 07/04/2017 03:36
Tillerson: Coalition forming to pressure Assad

Tillerson: Coalition forming to pressure Assad

Secretary of State says steps are underway on international coalition to pressure Syrian President.Ben Ariel, 07/04/2017 00:05
Putin: Syria chemical weapons attacks 'unfounded accusations'

Putin: Syria chemical weapons attacks 'unfounded accusations'

Putin tells Netanyahu it is 'unacceptable' to make accusations of chemical weapons attack against Assad regime.Gary Willig, 06/04/2017 17:32
Haley: Syrians don't want Assad as their leader

Haley: Syrians don't want Assad as their leader

Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States does not believe that Syrians people Assad as their leader.Ben Ariel, 04/04/2017 05:13
Haley: Removing Assad no longer our priority

Haley: Removing Assad no longer our priority

American ambassador to the UN says Syrian President's removal is not a priority for Trump administration.Ben Ariel, 31/03/2017 01:08
Assad responds to Israeli air strikes

Assad responds to Israeli air strikes

President Assad claims the Russian deployment near his southern border can prevent confrontations between Syria and Israel.Nitzan Keidar, 20/03/2017 22:58
Israel treats more than 2,600 wounded Syrians

Israel treats more than 2,600 wounded Syrians

IDF says Israel has treated more than 2,600 Syrians wounded in the civil war which has raged across its northern neighbor since 2011.AFP, 14/03/2017 20:27
Assad: Some of the refugees are 'terrorists'

Assad: Some of the refugees are 'terrorists'

Syrian President asserts that some of the millions of refugees who have fled his country conflict are "terrorists".Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/02/2017 21:17
Syrian Foreign Minister calls on refugees to return to Syria

Syrian Foreign Minister calls on refugees to return to Syria

Foreign Minister of the Assad regime calls upon Syrian refugees who fled the carnage of the country’s civil war to come back to Syria.Tal Polon, 31/01/2017 09:00
Report: Assad named as responsible for chemical attacks

Report: Assad named as responsible for chemical attacks

For the first time, investigators say they suspect Syrian President and his brother are responsible for the use of chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, Canada, 13/01/2017 21:52
Obama's burden - the Nobel Peace Prize

Obama's burden - the Nobel Peace Prize

Obama had the opportunity to do something meaningful for the world - but he blew it. Barry Shaw, 25/12/2016 23:59
Assad: Israel alone is our enemy

Assad: Israel alone is our enemy

As the civil war in Syria rages on, Syrian President makes clear that 'Israel alone' is Syria's enemy.Tal Polon, 08/12/2016 12:37
Assad: Victory in Aleppo a 'huge step' towards ending the war

Assad: Victory in Aleppo a 'huge step' towards ending the war

Syrian President says a victory for his army in Aleppo would be a "huge step" towards ending the country's five-year civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/12/2016 03:15
Syrian children's hospital hit in government airstrikes

Syrian children's hospital hit in government airstrikes

Syria resumes airstrikes on Aleppo, hitting a children's hospital, a blood, bank, and a school.Gary Willig, 16/11/2016 22:47
Assad: Trump will be an ally - if he fights terrorism

Assad: Trump will be an ally - if he fights terrorism

Syrian President says U.S. President-elect will be a "natural ally" if he fulfills his pledge to fight "terrorists".Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2016 01:08
Assad: The West is growing weaker

Assad: The West is growing weaker

Syrian President claims Western powers are "becoming much weaker" in Syria, praises Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2016 03:46
Assad: Photo of 5-year-old Omran was 'forged'

Assad: Photo of 5-year-old Omran was 'forged'

Syria's President says photo of 5-year-old who covered in dust and blood in Aleppo had been manipulated.Ben Ariel, 20/10/2016 02:12
Assad: No contradiction between Israel and ISIS

Assad: No contradiction between Israel and ISIS

Syria’s President claims Israel is supporting the "terrorists" in his country, including jihadist groups like ISIS.Elad Benari, 14/10/2016 06:16
Assad: 'No option' but to expel rebels from Aleppo

Assad: 'No option' but to expel rebels from Aleppo

Syrian President warns rebels in Aleppo that unless they agree to a deal, his forces would have "no option" but to expel them from the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2016 06:42
UN awarded contracts to Assad associates

UN awarded contracts to Assad associates

Guardian newspaper reveals the UN has awarded contracts to people closely associated with Syrian President as part of an aid program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2016 03:12
Rebels, civilians allowed to evacuate from Daraya

Rebels, civilians allowed to evacuate from Daraya

Rebel fighters and civilians are to evacuate the besieged town of Daraya near the Syrian capital under an accord struck on Thursday,AFP, 25/08/2016 22:18
Russia sides with UN against Assad

Russia sides with UN against Assad

Russia appalled by report Assad used chlorine gas. "We must prevent such things from happening, even in the fog of war."AFP, 25/08/2016 20:18
U.S. calls for Assad to be held accountable

U.S. calls for Assad to be held accountable

White House says it is "impossible to deny" that Syria launched chemical weapon attacks.Ben Ariel, 25/08/2016 06:44
Turkish PM: Assad may have a short term role

Turkish PM: Assad may have a short term role

Turkish Prime Minister says his country is willing to accept a role for Syrian President during a transitional period.Ben Ariel, 21/08/2016 06:13
Watch: Too shocked to cry

Watch: Too shocked to cry

An Aleppo boy sits alone and bloodied in an ambulance while rescue workers try to save his family from their bombed home.AFP, 19/08/2016 07:12
Kerry helpless as Russia refuses to rein in Assad

Kerry helpless as Russia refuses to rein in Assad

John Kerry calls on Russia to 'restrain' Assad's war campaigns on the date they had planned to meet at the negotiating table.AFP, 02/08/2016 08:40
Calls grow for Syria regime to end Aleppo siege

Calls grow for Syria regime to end Aleppo siege

Aid agencies urgently call on Bashar al-Assad regime to allow for supplies and civilians to come in and out of the besieged city.AFP, 29/07/2016 14:09
U.S. announces more sanctions on Assad

U.S. announces more sanctions on Assad

Treasury announces fresh sanctions targeting the arms and financial networks of the Syrian President's government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2016 04:42
Assad accuses Erdogan of exploiting coup

Assad accuses Erdogan of exploiting coup

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused Turkish President Erdogan: He used the coup d'etat to implement his own agenda.AFP, 21/07/2016 19:29
Assad says Russia 'never' spoke of departure

Assad says Russia 'never' spoke of departure

In NBC interview Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad says US journalist killed by regime fire responsible for her own death.Sara Hussein with Dave Clark in Paris, 14/07/2016 15:20
Assad: Support for opposition caused terrorism

Assad: Support for opposition caused terrorism

Syrian President tells European parliamentarians that western governments' support for Syrian opposition groups caused terrorism in Europe.Ben Ariel, 11/07/2016 00:01
Watch: Russian pilots downed, killed by ISIS

Watch: Russian pilots downed, killed by ISIS

Battlefield video shows ISIS shooting down Russian helicopter, celebrating as pilots fall to their deaths.Rachel Kaplan, 10/07/2016 13:33
Assad makes rare appearance outside Damascus

Assad makes rare appearance outside Damascus

Syrian dictator rarely seen in public since outbreak of civil war; when he does, it's usually in the safety of his capital city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2016 11:09
Assad: Western nations secretly dealing with us

Assad: Western nations secretly dealing with us

Syrian President hints that Western nations are secretly doing deals with his country despite openly criticizing him.Ben Ariel, 01/07/2016 04:15
Russia blasts diplomats' calls to strike Assad

Russia blasts diplomats' calls to strike Assad

Russian officials criticize cable signed by a group of U.S. diplomats urging strikes against Syrian President.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 17/06/2016 23:16
Kerry warns Assad against truce violations

Kerry warns Assad against truce violations

Secretary of State John Kerry warns Syrian President of "repercussions" if his regime violates ceasefire being negotiated in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2016 05:42
Surprise surprise: Assad wins Syrian elections

Surprise surprise: Assad wins Syrian elections

In widely expected victory, Syrian dictator's party wins another 'landslide' - though defying him was impossible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2016 15:28
Syrian opposition rejects Assad's staying

Syrian opposition rejects Assad's staying

Syria's opposition has rejected a proposal from UN envoy that would have kept Bashar Al-Assad as president during a political transition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2016 06:38
Syria starts to vote

Syria starts to vote

Controversial parliamentary election in regime-controlled areas begins, even as second round of Geneva talks kicks off amid tension.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2016 08:50
Revealed: How Assad cheated global sanctions

Revealed: How Assad cheated global sanctions

'Panama Papers' show how Syrian regime established shadow companies in the Seychelles to fool the world and fund its war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2016 19:21