Bashar Assad

Syrian News Agency's #SummerInSyria Social Media Campaign BackfiresThis is not the way to get a social media campaign started.
Kerry Warns Mideast Nations Against Taking Military Action In IraqU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations on Wednesday against taking new military action in Iraq that might heighten sectarian divisions, after Syria launched airstrikes across the border and Iran flew surveillance drones over the neighboring country.
Virginia State Sen. Pens Letter Praising Syrian President AssadA Virginia state senator has sent a letter praising Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Activists Say 1,900 Killed In Syria During Peace TalksUnited Nations hosted peace talks in Switzerland have nearly stalled.
Kerry Says Assad Has Lost 'Legitimacy' To Govern SyriaAt the start of Syrian peace talks, Secretary of State Kerry promises Syria a future without Bashar Assad.
US Officials: White House Exploring Use Of Gov't-Owned Ship To Destroy Syria's Chemical Weapons In International WatersDestroying Syria's deadliest chemical weapons on land would come with vexing diplomatic and security problems as well as environmental issues.
Kerry: Iran Not Getting A Nuclear Weapon 'A Promise By The President Of The US'U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to reassure America's Arab friends that the United States will not allow them to be attacked "from outside," in an apparent warning to Iran.
Poll: 50 Percent of Americans View Russia Negatively for First Time in 15 YearsThe results of a recent poll suggest that the majority of Americans, for the first time in 15 years, view Russia in a negative light.
Biden Downplays Administration's Pledge To Use Military Force In SyriaVice President Joe Biden, speaking to a decidedly anti-war audience in Iowa on Sunday, played down the Obama administration's pledge to use military force to rid Syria of chemical weapons.
Kerry To Lavrov: 'You Want Me To Take Your Word For It?'The level of distrust between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was on full display in Geneva Friday.
Assad: Threat of U.S. Strike Not Reason for Surrendering Chemical WeaponsSyrian President Bashar Assad says his government's plan to turn its chemical weapons over to Russia is not in fear of a military strike from the United States.
Sen. Paul: 'Obama Now Asks Us to Be Allies With Al Qaeda'Republican Sen. Rand Paul warned that President Barack Obama is asking the United States to become allies with the terrorists responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
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