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# Bashar al-Assad

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Zelenksyy calls out Arab leaders for supporting Russia after Assad's return to the Arab League
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War-ravaged Syria is heading to the polls with Assad set to extend his grip on power
'Don't let hundreds of thousands of people be killed': Trump's warning to Syria
Trump warns Russia over Syria situation, says missiles 'will be coming'
Alleged Syria chemical attack unites nations in condemnation as Trump calls al-Assad an 'animal'
'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'
Anonymous Man Graphic
France is in no doubt who it blames for deadly sarin gas attack
US blacklists Syrian chemists over deadly sarin gas attack
Syrian president claims chemical attack was faked by US
Sean Spicer just said even Hitler 'didn't sink to using chemical weapons'
US points finger at Assad after suspected chemical attack kills dozens in Syria
Assad says defending Syria is more important than UN action against him
Seven-year-old girl tweets of being "between death and life" as Aleppo on verge of falling
'Children are being killed': Hundreds flee to government-held districts in Aleppo
UN suspends all humanitarian aid convoys in Syria after deadly airstrike
'Civilians have no hope anymore': Unclear if rebels will agree to ceasefire in Syria
Islamic State has been forced out of Palmyra in a 'major symbolic victory' for Syrian forces
Syria's leader says ceasefire "does not mean everyone stops using their weapons"
A city destroyed: What you need to know about Aleppo
At least 135 dead and 400 abducted in Islamic State 'massacre'
Isis kidnap more than 400 civilians in wake of deadly city attack which left "300 dead"
Shocking videos show the starving children trapped in a Syrian town
Rare evacuations in Syria as latest blasts kill dozens
The UN Security Council has backed a US-Russian plan for peace in Syria
Assad says Britain's bombing campaign will only cause terrorism to spread
A Syrian tourism campaign is not getting the reaction it might have wanted
Assad made his first foreign visit in four years. Guess where he went?
"Would we choose Isis or the regime? We want neither, we want a third choice..."
The US and Russia are starting "deconfliction" talks on Syria
France launches air strikes targeting Islamic State
'Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street'
David Adams
Deadly chlorine attack kills entire family in Syria
'The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did'
More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014
Three dead as supporters celebrate Assad election win
Column: Western powers should not intervene in Syria
Niall McGlynn
Column: "The bodies are all gone, eaten by the dogs"
David Adams
Rough start to Syria talks as both sides dig in but have yet to meet
UN cancels Iran invite to Syria talks, Iran says they weren't going to go anyway
'It's difficult to explain the conflict to my children' --- Assad