06.05.2012 [Seacoastonline.com] - It was midday, and we were standing on the steps of the old airport, waiting for Syrian President Hafezal Assad to arrive on a state visit. Prince Saud, cool and unflappable in his robes, spent time with us — hospitable, friendly, smart.
07.06.2010 by blueberrypie Elia made by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, SA Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan to the then Syrian president Hafezal-Assad was refused. The israeli Lebanese civil war, which began in 1975, was much worse for the Lebanese Jewish ...
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, Hafezal-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, Hafezal-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 HafezAssad 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, Hafezal-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 Hafezal-Assad ( father of current president Bashar al Assad) recruited
04.05.2012 [The Poke] - Other possible post-Presidential jobs Sarkozy is considering include holiday cover for Syrian President Bashar Hafezal-Assad – who is reportedly feeling 'stressed out' and 'really run down' after ordering the deaths of thousands of his citizens.
14.05.2012 [Sài gòn Giải Phóng] - Trong quá khứ, các đời tổng thống Mỹ cũng luôn muốn lật đổ cha của ông Assad, cố tổng thống Hafezal-Assad, người lãnh đạo Syria trong 30 năm và là bức tường lửa chống Mỹ và Israel quyết liệt nhất tại Trung Đông. Vì thế, nếu Mỹ “tính chuyện” ở Syria
22.05.2012 [FrontPage Magazine] - Sherkoh Abbas was compelled to leave his native Qamishli, Syria back in the 1980s because he criticized the HafezAssad regime. Abbas subsequently came to the US as a student and received advanced degrees in Technology, Engineering, and Business.
09.05.2012 [NOW LEBANON] - The crackdown by Syrian dictator Bashar Assad against his own citizens counts as one of the most blood-soaked acts of political repression in the Middle East since his father and predecessor, HafezAssad, waged his own onslaught against anti-regime
02.05.2012 [Toronto Star] - When it finally crumbles, the powerful state built by Bashar's father, HafezAssad, will hardly exist. A cliché has been heard throughout the Syrian crisis: “Syria is not Libya.” But another analogy may be more suitable. Syria may well become a second
29.04.2012 [Monthly Review] - Facing that in Syria we have objectively a situation similar to the one of Egypt: that is, a regime which a long, long time ago had legitimacy, for the same reasons, when it was a national-popular regime but lost it in the time of HafezAssad already
10.05.2012 [Tablet Magazine] - They also reported that Daniel's parents were involved in the founding of the Syrian and Iraqi Baath parties and remained connected to Syria's despite being expelled when HafezAssad came to power (they were Christians). It also said Daniel still has
21.05.2012 SYRIA'S Bashar Al-Assad has proven that he is no different than his late father HafezAl-Assad when it comes to brutality against Sunni Muslims. The family has exploited Syria's riches, patronized the Christians into believing ...