30.03.2011 [Sunday's Zaman] - The Turkish intelligence chief has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose country has been plagued with protests demanding reform. Hakan Fidan, undersecretary of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT), expressed concern over the
27.03.2011 [Reuters] - AMMAN, March 27 (Reuters) - An adviser to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday that Syrian authorities will lift emergency law in the country, but she did not give a timetable. "Absolutely," Bouthaina Shaaban said when asked by Al Jazeera
27.03.2011 [Examiner.com] - Specifically, in this case, Lieberman points to the violence in Syria and President Bashar al-Assad. Chris Wallace even follows up with Lieberman asking, “Are you suggesting that you would support some kind of international coalition to go in and do in
28.03.2011 [Aljazeera.net] - Troops patrolled the streets of Latakia - a religiously diverse port city 350km northwest of the capital, Damascus - in force on Sunday, in response to a wave of unrest that has put president Bashar al-Assad under unprecedented pressure.