30.03.2011 [The Guardian] - It is symbolic of Israel's confusion that it is fearful of the fall of its enemy, Bashar al-Assad, the president of Syria and sponsor of Hamas and Hezbollah. Shlomo Bron, a defence analyst at Tel Aviv University, said: "We have not had any special
30.03.2011 [euronews] - Syrian president Bashar al-Assad tells parliament Syria is not isolated from what is happening in the Arab world. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is addressing the nation in his first speech since anti-government demonstrations erupted two weeks ago.
30.03.2011 [Straits Times] - DAMASCUS - PRESIDENT Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday blamed conspirators for unrest sweeping Syria but failed to lift emergency rule or offer other concessions in his first speech since pro-reform protests erupted two weeks ago.
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