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WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The European Union condemns in the strongest terms the brutal campaign Bashar al-Assad and his regime are waging against their own people.
Text of report by Saudi-owned leading pan-Arab daily Al-Sharq al- Awsat website on 26 September [Articlde by Ilyas Hanna from Beirut: "Damascus between the strategy of the shield and the strategy of the sword."] To understand the reasons for the Syrian deployment on Lebanon's northern borders, we should first determine the features of the Syrian political trends, particularly during the period of the rule of the late President Hafiz al-Asad.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he didn't bring any new offers from the west when he called on Iran's president this weekend.
:: FRANCE France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, whose country holds the EU presidency, met his Syrian counterpart, Bashar al-Assad, ahead of an EU-Mediterranean summit in Paris today.
As Syrian officials take pride in a new press center with fast Internet access and wireless technology for journalists, the government is maintaining stricter regulation of public Internet use.
By Maher Samaan QUNAITERA, Syria (Reuters) - Hundreds of Syrians living under Israeli occupation in the Golan Heights crossed no man's land on Thursday in a rare visit to their homeland. Wearing an all-black dress denoting their Druze religion, the male contingent walked through a U.N.
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria backs efforts to free captured Israeli soldiers and Arab prisoners held by the Jewish state, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson said after meeting President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday. "President Assad supports the finding of their status and release.
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday Hizbollah's "victory" in the recent war with Israel had destroyed U.S. plans to reshape the Middle East.
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told the Syrian military on Monday to raise its readiness, pledging not to abandon support for Lebanese resistance against Israel.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.