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Jul 16, 2014

Syrian President Bashar Assad sworn in for 3rd term in office

DAMASCUS, Syria — Proclaiming the Syrian people winners in a “dirty war” waged by outsiders, President Bashar Assad was sworn in on Wednesday, marking the start of his third seven-year term in office amid a bloody civil war that has ravaged the Arab ...

Jul 18, 2014

Hundreds of fatigued Syrian rebels give up the fight

For two years, Emad Fa'aas was a devoted rebel fighter. In the early days when Syrian rebels took up arms against the government of President Bashar Assad, he joined other fighters in attacking military checkpoints, sometimes traveling to neighboring...

Jul 16, 2014

Syria's Assad assails rebels and their allies as he starts third term

With global attention turned to crises raging elsewhere in the region, a triumphant and defiant Bashar Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a third term as president of war-ravaged Syria...

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

Syrian President Assad Sworn in for 3rd Term

(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Proclaiming the Syrian people winners in a “dirty war” waged by outsiders, President Bashar Assad was sworn in on Wednesday, marking the start of his third seven-year term in office amid a bloody civil war that has ravaged the Ara... #Damascus, Syria #Bashar al-Assad #Syria

Jul 16, 2014

Syrian President Assad Sworn in for 3rd Term

(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Proclaiming the Syrian people winners in a “dirty war” waged by outsiders, President Bashar Assad was sworn in on Wednesday, marking the start of his third seven-year term in office amid a bloody civil war that has ravaged the Ara... #Damascus, Syria #Bashar al-Assad #Syria

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 31, 2014

Syrian city of Homs shows signs of life amid moonscape of devastation

Special report : Ian Black finds whispers of normality, stability and a few returning residents in ex-rebel bastion laid siege by Assad forces for two years Adnan Azzam has his work cut out. Every room in his second-floor apartment in the old city of... #Bashar al-Assad #Homs, Syria #Syria

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