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
29.03.2011 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - By Patrick O'Connor Tim Pawlenty called on President Barack Obama Monday night to take punitive action against Syrian President Basharal-Assad, as the former Minnesota governor seeks to bolster his foreign-policy credentials ahead of the GOP
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.
31.03.2011 [Global Voices Online] - The article refers to him as “The Egyptian” (six times in a nine paragraph article), in what seems as an attempt to associate Syrian mobilizations against BasharAl-Assad and the Baath, the party that has ruled the country with iron fist for 48 years
30.03.2011 When Basharal-Assad's father, Hafez, came to power through yet another violent army squabble leading to his coup of 1970, an alarming cult of the leader was systematically formed around him, modelled on Ceausescu. ...
30.03.2011 Basharal-Assad expected to unveil reforms in first public speech since security forces curbed anti-government protests. Basharal-Assad, the Syrian president is expected to address the nation on Wednesday in his first speech in two ...
30.03.2011 President Basharal-Assad accepted the resignations Tuesday, the same day that tens of thousands of Syrians poured onto the streets of Damascus to demonstrate in favor of the government. A new government should be named within hours, ...