Bashar Hafez al-Assad is the 19th and current President of Syria, holding the office since 17 July 2000. He is also commander-in-chief of the Syrian Armed ...
Apr 8, 2017 ... 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 ...
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.
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 ...
5 days ago ... Bashar al-Assad, the despotic dictator grasping for power in Syria, was never supposed to ... The embattled president's father, Hafez al-Assad.
Sep 8, 2013 ... Bashar's father and predecessor, Hafez al-Assad, rose to the Syrian presidency from an impoverished Alawite family. In 1946, the same year ...
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 4, 2016 ... Rhetorical bait and switch enabled Assad to neglect political reform while cultivating support ... Hafez, Bashar's father, was an air force officer.
Apr 15, 2017 ... Bashar al-Assad's political career – Al-Assad is seen in an 1997 photograph during the time his father, President Hafez Assad, reshuffled the ...
Apr 11, 2017 ... The al-Assad family has held power in Syria since 1971. First it was Hafez al- Assad, then Bashar who has ruled since his father's death.