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Assef Shawkat Dead

Rebel Commander Claims Responsibility For Damascus Bombing

AP | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- Syria's rebel commander says his forces carried out an attack in Damascus that killed the defense minister and other regime officials. But h...

Syria's Shadowy Enforcer

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

By Erika Solomon BEIRUT, July 18 (Reuters) - The world saw only a handful of pictures of Assef Shawkat. Few knew what he really did, ...

Assad's Brother-In-Law Killed In Bomb Attack

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

BEIRUT, July 18 (Reuters) - Syrian state television said President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law and senior military official Assef Shawkat was k...