06.05.2012 [Seacoastonline.com] - It was midday, and we were standing on the steps of the old airport, waiting for Syrian President Hafez al Assad to arrive on a state visit. Prince Saud, cool and unflappable in his robes, spent time with us — hospitable, friendly, smart.
05.05.2012 [Terra Brasil] - As eleições legislativas serão as terceiras desde que Assad tomou o poder de seu falecido pai, Hafez al-Assad, em 2000. No entanto, esta será a primeira vez que as urnas estarão abertas a um sistema pluripartidário, como parte das remodelações
21.05.2012 [Romania Libera] - Hafez Al-Assad avea conştiinţa lucrului public, nu servea intereselor materiale, era auster. Se folosea desigur de cadrele partidului Baas, dar Bashar le-a părăsit. El nu serveşte interese politice, ci interesele materiale şi directe ale clanului său"
23.05.2012 [Daily Mail] - Mr Assad, a member of Syria's Alawite minority, had relied on a network of alliances with Sunni Muslim tribes forged by his late father, Hafez al-Assad, to keep Deir al-Zor under control. But these understandings began breaking down after the province
23.05.2012 [Eurasia Review] - Throughout the film a picture of Bashar al-Assad superimposed on that of his father, Hafez al-Assad, constitutes the background with the words, Assad or nothing, a play on the slogan that accompanied the portrait of Hafez during his rule: Our leader in
22.05.2012 [Voice of America] - Syrian protesters shout slogans as they burn a poster of Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, and his father Hafez Assad during a demonstration in front of the Syrian embassy, in Nicosia, Cyprus, April 22, 2011. This is the second installment of a
22.05.2012 [Reuters Blogs (blog)] - The two figures highlight the lack of success of economic sanctions and diplomatic pressure on a ruthless leader who learned lessons in unrestrained brutality from his father, Hafez al-Assad, whom he succeeded in office. A peaceful solution to Syria's
17.05.2012 [Ya Libnan] - The Syrian government accuses Sunni Islamist groups in Lebanon of supporting anti-government fighters and of planting a series of car bombs in Damascus. Photo: Former president Hafez al-Assad ( father of current president Bashar al Assad) recruited
11.05.2012 [Alliance for Kurdish Rights] - Kurds waved the Kurdish flag, a few cried out in anger at Bashar al-Assad and others threw rocks at a statue of Assad's father, Hafez al-Assad, a man so feared and infamous that before one did not even dare point their fingers at pictures of him.
20.05.2012 [NOW LEBANON] - “Fawaz” (not his real name) is indeed a Sunni from Jisr al-Shughour but used to work in Qardaha, the hometown of Hafez al-Assad in the coastal province of Latakia. He was hired by members of the Assad family from 1988 to 1992.
04.05.2012 [The Poke] - Other possible post-Presidential jobs Sarkozy is considering include holiday cover for Syrian President Bashar Hafez al-Assad – who is reportedly feeling 'stressed out' and 'really run down' after ordering the deaths of thousands of his citizens.
07.05.2012 [ANSA.it] - (ANSAmed) - UDINE, 7 MAG - "La storia della democrazia in Siria non l'ho imparata a scuola, perché a scuola si parlava solo del presidente Hafez al Assad": la voce di Eva Ziedan, archeologa siriana dell'Università di Udine, riempie la sala Ajace del
14.05.2012 [Le Monde] - Dans son analyse du système fondé par Hafez Al-Assad, Michel Seurat utilise un concept d'Ibn Khaldoun, historien et sociologue maghrébin du XIV e siècle : la «'asabiyya » (ce que Durkheim appelle « la solidarité mécanique »).
09.05.2012 [KOMPAS.com] - PBB menyatakan lebih dari 9.000 orang telah tewas oleh pasukan negara, yang berusaha menggilas aksi perlawanan terhadap empat dasawarsa kekuasaan Bashar al-Assad dan dan ayahnya, Hafez al-Assad. Apa yang berawal sebagai gerakan protes damai telah