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6 Jun
A leaked six-minute video shows scenes of a grizzly Damascus massacre by Assad forces. The perpetrators have been identified.
22 Oct 2021
At least 10 civilians were killed and another 35 injured on Wednesday by an Assad regime attack in Idlib, northwestern Syria, according to medical sources. Artillery of regime forces and Iranian-backed foreign terrorist groups targeted a marketplace in the center of the town of Ariha in rural southern Idlib, an area under opposition control.
14 Oct 2021
Rifaat al-Assad, dubbed the butcher of Hama, was exiled by the Syrian president's late father. He was facing four years behind bars in France for laundering embezzled funds.
16 Sep 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns the presence of foreign troops in Syria at talks in Moscow with the war-torn country's President Bashar al-Assad. Russia has been a key ally of the Assad regime throughout the Syrian conflict, which erupted in 2011 with the repression of anti-government protests. Russia's military intervention in 2015 helped turn the tide of the war in Assad's favour.
26 May 2021
People across Syria are voting in a presidential election in which few doubt Bashar al-Assad will extend his grip on power for a fourth term, in a war-battered country mired in economic crisis.
19 Mar 2021
What does the future hold for Bashar al-Assad's Syria? On the 10th anniversary of the start of the protests that would turn into an uprising and a long-drawn civil war, the regime is still there but with a rump state dependent on foreign backing.
22 May 2019
Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice.
15 Apr 2018
Syria's Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression - Russian news agency.
27 Oct 2017
A U.N. report finds that Syrian government forces were responsible for a sarin gas attack on Khan Sheikhoun in April. Dozens of people were killed.

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