Speaking at a four-way summit in Damascus, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday a list of proposals has been sent to Israel aimed at laying the groundwork for direct... - 10.09.2008, StarPulse
31.03.2011 [CNBC.com] - Meanwhile in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad refused to meet protesters' demands. Oil prices were higher Thursday. European stocks were lower in early trading, with banks among the weakest performers ahead of the publication of new Irish bank stress
31.03.2011 [ABC News (blog)] - LINK New York Daily News' Lukas I. Alpert: “Syrian president Bashar al-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
24.03.2011 [Reuters] - DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ordered on Thursday the formation of a committee to raise living standards and study scrapping emergency law that has governed Syria for the last 48 years, his adviser said.
24.03.2011 [Ynetnews] - Senior opposition figures dismissed on Thursday a committee formed by President Bashar al-Assad in reaction to mass protests in the south of Syria as falling short of the aspirations of the Syrian people. Top dissidents in Syria and in exile said Assad
31.03.2011 [Aljazeera.net] - Thursday's announcement came a day after Bashar al-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