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 ...
Hafez al-Assad was a Syrian statesman, politician, and general who was President of Syria ... Hafez died in 2000 and was succeeded by Bashar as President.
May 20, 2017 ... In 2000, Hafez al-Assad died following a 29-year reign, and Bashar al-Assad was elected president. He ran on an unopposed ballot.
Apr 7, 2017 ... Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is from a powerful family. His father, Hafez al- Assad, once ruled the country. Learn more about Assad's ...
Apr 8, 2017 ... As the successor to his father, Hafez, Bashar al-Assad has continued with his father's brutal rule of Syria. IN THESE GROUPS.
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.
Although Bashar al-Assad inherited Syria's presidency on his father's death in 2000, analysts say he does not have Hafez al-Assad's absolute grip on power.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...