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# president-assad - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'

Both Aleppo and Mosul are being besieged by pro-government forces strongly supported by foreign air power but the media coverage is very different, writes Tom Clonan.

# president-assad - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Millions in UN state aid given to organisations run by Syrian President's family

Analysis by The Guardian has shown that millions have been allocated in aid to these organisations – despite EU and US sanctions.

# president-assad - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Explosion in Syria's second city Aleppo

Syrian state media is reporting an unspecified number of casualties from today’s blast.

# president-assad - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Syrian forces laying mines along refugee routes to Turkey - report

Human Rights Watch says witnesses have seen the Syrian army laying the mines along the borders with Turkey and Lebanon.

# president-assad - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

'Whitewash' - Protests rage in Syria as Arab League monitors arrive

President Bashar Assad’s regime continues to crack down on protesters as he resists pressure to step down. Nearly 300 civilians have been killed in the last ten days alone.

# president-assad - Friday 4 November, 2011

Syrian forces continue to strike protesters despite deal to end violence

Activists say that nine anti-Assad regime protesters were killed by Syrian security forces today.

# president-assad - Monday 20 June, 2011

Syrian leader blames unrest on "saboteurs"

Opposition claims that over 1,400 have been killed since protests began mid-March.