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.
23.05.2010 by Crethi Plethi Although originally aligned with Fatah, Syrian President Hafezal-Assad feared a loss of influence in Lebanon and switched sides. He sent his army, along with the Syrian-backed Palestinian factions of as-Sa'iqa and the Popular Front for ...
28.04.2010 Economy / Syria There have been some positive developments since President Bashar al-Assad took office in 2000, following the death of his father Hafezal-Assad. The new president introduced limited economic reforms... May 2006 ...
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 [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
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
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
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
07.05.2012 [The Atlantic] - In 1992, I was the first journalist from a Jewish publication to be granted a visa to travel and report from HafezAl-Assad's Syria. One year later, I scored the same coup with Yemen. But my experience recently traveling to Cairo to interview Mousa Abu
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
03.05.2012 [Al-Arabiya] - In this context, consider the historic rivalry between two communist countries such as the Soviet Union and China, or two Baathist regimes such as “Saddam Hussein's Iraq” and “Hafezal-Assad's Syria”. Relations between Saudi Arabia and Egypt can be
04.05.2012 [New York Times] - In February 1982 as many as 20000 Sunnis died in the Syrian city of Hama when the Alawite regime of Bashar's father, Hafezal-Assad, suppressed in cold blood an uprising inspired by the quintessentially Sunni Muslim Brothers and other Islamist radicals
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.