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Jul 16, 2014

Assad Is Sworn In for Third 7-year Term in Syria

During a closely scripted ceremony, President Bashar al-Assad swore on the Quran to respect the Constitution as he embarked on his third seven-year term as president of a country mired in a war... #Syria #Bashar al-Assad

Jul 16, 2014

Assad Is Sworn In for Third 7-year Term in Syria

During a closely scripted ceremony, President Bashar al-Assad swore on the Quran to respect the Constitution and look after the Syrian people... #Syria #Bashar al-Assad

Jul 15, 2014

Four Syrians executed in Iraq for 'spying' for Bashar al-Assad's regime

Rebels fighting for the Islamic State shot the men in the street in Al-Qaim near Iraq's border with Syria, according to witnesses and a doctor... #Syria #Iraq #Bashar al-Assad

Jul 14, 2014

Women of war: The powerful portraits of Aleppo's all-female fighting unit which have won a prestigious photography prize

In March last year, photographer Sebastiano Tomada ventured to Aleppo, Syria, then a centre of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, to photograph the fighters there... #Bashar al-Assad #Aleppo, Syria

Jul 28, 2014

Syria's Assad prays as his troops suffer high toll

(AP) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad prayed at a Damascus mosque at the start of a major Muslim holiday on Monday amid reports of an unprecedented high death toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists. The military casualties came as fighting... #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Iraq #United Kingdom #Al-Qaeda

Jul 27, 2014

Video shows smiling American bomber in Syria

(AP) -- An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven. The Nusra Front released the ne... #Syria #Florida #Al-Qaeda

Jul 16, 2014

Syria: Bashar al-Assad sworn in as president - video

Bashar al-Assad attends his inauguration ceremony in Damascus where he is sworn in for a third term as president of Syria. Elections took place in the country in June, with many dismissing the result as a sham. Assad takes the oath of office with a h... #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Bashar al-Assad

Jul 16, 2014

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad sworn in for third term

President claims victory over those who tried to overthrow him and says people who lost their way can now see clearly Bashar al-Assad has been sworn in for a third term as Syria's president, defiantly scorning enemies at home and abroad and claiming ... #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Bashar al-Assad

Jul 16, 2014

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad sworn in for third term

President claims victory over those who tried to overthrow him and says people who lost their way can now see clearly Continue reading..... #Bashar al-Assad #Syria

Jul 14, 2014

Bashar al-Assad is west's ally against Isis extremists, says Syria

Backing rebel groups in Syrian conflict has backfired on Europe, claims Syria's vice foreign minister Syria is determined to "eliminate" the Sunni extremist group Isis, according to a senior minister, who urged western countries to recognise "new rea... #Damascus, Syria #Syria #Europe #Bashar al-Assad