30.03.2011 [Politico (blog)] - A smart reader forwards some Wikipedia traffic stats that show how rapidly Qadhafi's rise from obscurity unfolded for the general public as well For comparison, Syrian President Basharal-Assad and former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's traffic
31.03.2011 [iloubnan.info] - 'LBC' television reported on Thursday that Syrian President Basharal Assad has ordered the establishment of a legal commission to study annihilation of the emergency law in Syria. The Syrian President had promised in his speech on Wednesday
31.03.2011 [Alsumaria] - Photos shot by an amateur and uploaded on a social networking website showed protesters in the Syrian city of Latakia organizing a march after the address of the Syrian president BasharAl Assad. Hundreds of protesters expressed their anger because
31.03.2011 [ABC News (blog)] - LINK New York Daily News' Lukas I. Alpert: “Syrian president Basharal-Assad refuses to back down amid country- wide protests” Syria's president refused to lift decades-old restrictions or offer any concessions Wednesday in his first speech since
31.03.2011 [RTT News] - The offer was reportedly made to Iran by Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman through Syrian President Basharal-Assad during a meeting between the two in Syria in January. The leaked Iranian diplomatic cable reportedly read: "Argentina is no
30.03.2011 [CNN (blog)] - AL-ASSAD SAYS HIS GOVERNMENT WILL NOT FALL - Syrian President Basharal-Assad defied expectations and dashed widespread hopes Wednesday when he made no mention of lifting a state of emergency in a national address. He acknowledged that Syrians want
25.03.2011 [AFP] - PARIS — Syrian opposition leaders-in-exile called in Paris for the downfall of President Basharal-Assad, asking France to maintain pressure on the Syrian leader to "halt the killing of innocents." "The state of Syria must stand, but the regime must
31.03.2011 [Aljazeera.net] - Thursday's announcement came a day after Basharal-Assad, the Syrian president, blamed "conspirators" for anti-government protests in a speech in which he was widely expected to unveil reforms demanded by protesters but simply said "staying without
29.03.2011 [AFP] - Syrian President Basharal-Assad is to address the nation Wednesday in his first speech since the unrest against his rule erupted and a day after his cabinet resigned, a senior official said. The president is expected to elaborate on a string of
30.03.2011 [WTAQ] - Syrian President BasharAl-Assad addresses the parliament in Damascus in this still image taken from a video footage March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Syrian state TV via Reuters TV WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Syrian President Basharal-Assad's speech on Wednesday
15.03.2011 [Aljazeera.net] - Protesters in Damascus call for freedom in rare display of dissent against Basharal-Assad's Baathist regime. Protesters have demonstrated in Damascus, the Syrian capital, in a rare show of dissent against the country's hardline regime.
24.03.2011 [Middle East Media Research Institute] - Following are excerpts from a statement by the Union of Arab Syrian Clans and Tribes, posted on the Internet on March 21, 201. The statement was read by lawyer Sheik Ali Issa Al-Ubeidi. Sheik Ali Issa Al-Ubeidi: "In the name of Allah, the Merciful
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
31.03.2011 [CRIENGLISH.com] - Syrian President Basharal-Assad has blamed conspiracies for two weeks of unprecedented anti-government protests and stopped short of offering a widely anticipated reform package during his first address since the unrest began.