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Syria's Election Ignored In Opposition-Held Areas

AP | DIAA HADID and ALBERT AJI | Posted 08.02.2014 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — In a story June 3 about Syria, The Associated Press erroneously reported the capital's Old City was destroyed and recently ev...

Syria Begins Presidential Election Campaigns Amid Devastating War

AP | By ALBERT AJI | Posted 07.11.2014 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — On billboards and in posters taped to car windows, new portraits of President Bashar Assad filled the streets of Damascus on ...

Bashar Al-Assad's Cousin Speaks Out On Al-Assad Family Divide

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Bashar al-Assad's cousin, Ribal Al-Assad, joined HuffPost Live’s Ahmed Shihab-Eldin Monday to discuss how the 1982 Hama massacre contributed to a ri...

Is Assad Considering Political Asylum In Latin America?

Eline Gordts | Posted 12.05.2012 | World

Embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad may be considering a request for political asylum in Latin America, according to a report by Israeli newspaper...

'Resistance Has A Price, But It Is Less Than Chaos'

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

By Douglas Hamilton July 18 (Reuters) - His father was a hard, ex-military autocrat and didn't care who knew it. He has a soft gaze an...

Obama Blasts 'Horrifying' Syrian Regime

AP | Posted 09.30.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is stepping up his criticism of Syria's crackdown on protesters, charging that the Syrian president is "completel...