Bashar Hafez al-Assad is the President of Syria, commander-in-chief of the
Syrian Armed Forces, General Secretary of the ruling Ba'ath Party and Regional ...
Born on September 11, 1965, Bashar Hafez al-Assad is the second son of former
Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, and his wife, Anisa. Hafez had risen to power ...
Apr 17, 2013 ... Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks at the Opera House in Damascus ...
after his father Hafez al-Assad, the founder of the current regime.
Syrian president from 2000. He succeeded his father, Ḥafiz al-Assad, who had
ruled Syria since 1971. In spite of early hopes that his presidency would usher in
Sep 9, 2013 ... U.S. officials, however, say they are not specifically targeting Syria's president,
Bashar al-Assad, a strongman whose soldiers are accused of ...
Personal website for President Bashar Al-Assad:interviews, speeches, pictures.
President Hafez Al-Assad , Mrs.Asma Al-Assd.
Dec 6, 2012 ... Bashar al-Assad's political career – Al-Assad is seen in an 1997 photograph
during the time his father, President Hafez Assad, reshuffled the ...
For the first year of the conflict, Bashar al-Assad relied on his father's ... Hafez al-
Assad subdued the Muslim Brotherhood uprising in the early 1980s through a ...
Dec 19, 2013 ... That is to say, he does not have the gravitas of his ruthless, gnomic father, Hafez
Al Assad, who ruled the country from 1970 until June 2000.
Oct 25, 2011 ... Bashar al-Assad inherited power in July 2000, a month after his father Hafez al-
Assad died. The senior Assad had ruled for three decades and ...