Bashar Hafez al-Assad (Levantine pronunciation: ; born 11 September 1965) is the President of Syria and Regional Secretary of the Syrian-led branch of the Arab So…t Ba'ath Party. He has served as President since 2000, when he succeeded his father, Hafez al-Assad, who had ruled Syria for 30 years prior to his death.
07.03.2011 [Bloomberg] - Syrian President Basharal-Assad should take steps to liberalize the country's political system and allow more freedom to prevent the regional turmoil spreading to Syria, his cousin said.
30.03.2011 Thank you. Let's meet tonight's celebrity guest chef. He's Basharal-Assad, the President of the Syrian Arab Republic, Regional Secretary of the Ba'ath Party, and the son of former President Hafez al-Assad. Welcome, Mr. President. ...
30.03.2011 [English News] -  At the same time, Syrian opposition sources said Iran had sent units of the Revolutionary Guard and Hezbollah to help Tehran's ally, Syrian President Basharal-Assad, suppress anti-regime protests in his country.  Last month, Shiite-led protests