29.03.2011 [Politico] - Scarborough asks, where's the indignation when it comes to despots like Bashar al-Assad? | Reuters Close By JOE SCARBOROUGH | 3/29/11 4:44 AM EDT Self-righteousness is a dangerous vice. It breeds arrogance and moral blind spots for those who come to
30.03.2011 [Reuters] - AMMAN, March 30 (Reuters) - Hundreds of people took to the streets on Wednesday in the port city of Latakia chanting "freedom" after President Bashar al-Assad made a speech playing down unprecedented protests against his rule.
30.03.2011 [Reuters UK] - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accepted his cabinet's resignation on Tuesday after nearly two weeks of pro-democracy unrest that has posed a grave challenge to his 11-year rule. But this was unlikely to satisfy protesters since the cabinet has little
30.03.2011 [Forex Pros] - DAMASCUS - President Bashar al-Assad sought to deflect the greatest challenge to his 11-year rule by mobilising tens of thousands of Syrians in mass rallies across the country on Tuesday in response to pro-democracy protests. MOHALI, India - The prime
29.03.2011 [Reuters] - WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must make more progress on political reforms and should meet the needs and aspirations of his citizens, US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on Tuesday. We welcome comments that
30.03.2011 [Times LIVE] - Reuters PRESIDENT Bashar al-Assad yesterday defied expectations that he would lift Syria's decades-old emergency law. Speaking in public for the first time since the start of the protests, Assad said he supported reform. "Staying without reforms is