The latest news and views about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
US says ‘troubled’ by UAE hosting Syria president
Washington is disappointed and troubled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's visit to the United Arab Emirates and that does not support efforts to ‘legitimise’ him, State Department spokesperson Ned Price says.
UAE FM meets with Syrian president in Damascus
The United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has held talks in Damascus with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over bilateral relations and ways of expanding cooperation on issues of mutual interest.
Assad: Syria to continue Lebanon support
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad promised Damascus will continue to support crisis-hit Lebanon and stand with its people at all levels.
Iran Reaffirms Support for Syria in War on Terror
The Iranian Foreign Minister's Senior Advisor in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji, who is on a trip to Damascus heading a political delegation, has sat down for talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Rouhani Congratulates Assad on His Re-Election as Syrian President
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has felicitated his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on his re-election as the Arab country’s president.
Iran’s Zarif, Syria’s Assad Discuss Palestine Developments
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during his trip to Damascus.
Rouhani Congratulates Assad on Syria National Day
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on the Arab country's national day.
Iranian Diplomat, Syrian President Meet in Damascus
Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior advisor to Iran's foreign minister in special political affairs, held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Wednesday.
Iranian Diplomat, Syrian President Discuss Return of Refugees
Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has sat down with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus.
Diplomat Reaffirms Iran’s Support for Syria in Talks with Assad
Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to Iran's Foreign Minister in special political affairs, has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus.
Iran, Russia Dismiss Reports of Deal on Removal of Assad
The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation have separately rejected the reports of an agreement on removal of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power.
Iran FM, Syrian President Meet in Damascus
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus.
Iran’s Foreign Minister to Visit Damascus on Monday
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for the Syrian capital of Damascus on Monday in order to hold talks with high-ranking Syrian officials.
Tehran to Stand by Damascus in Rebuilding Syria: Speaker
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic will continue to stand by the Syrian nation in reconstructing the war-torn Arab country.
Iranian Diplomat Meets Syrian President Assad in Damascus
Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Assistant in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji held a meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Tuesday.
Constitution Committee Result of Iran-Syria-Russia Coordination: Assad
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the formation of the country’s Constitutional Committee was finalized thanks to coordination among Tehran, Damascus, and Moscow.
Syria to Stand by Iran against All Threats: Assad
President Bashar al-Assad says Syria fully supports the Iranian nation and the Islamic establishment against all threats and acts, which contravene international law and regulations.
Syrian President Condemns US Blacklisting of IRGC
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has slammed as irresponsible the US designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as a terrorist group.
Iran FM, Syrian President Hold Talks in Damascus
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on an official visit to Syria, has sat for talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Battlefield Blood Binds Iran, Iraq, Syria Together: Assad
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says cooperation among his country, Iran, and Iraq in anti-terror struggle has further strengthened their ties.
Rouhani Sends Signal Zarif’s Resignation Won’t Be Accepted
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took a compromising stance after his top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif made a resignation announcement, sending a signal he won’t accept his request.
Iran to Stand by Syrian Gov’t, Nation: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will remain behind the Syrian government and nation and added the mutual relations between Iran and Syria are based on brotherhood and unity.
Iran Proud of Backing Syria, Ayatollah Khamenei Tells Assad
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised the resistance of Syrian people in the wake of enemy plots, saying Iran is deeply proud of backing Syria.
Arab States Set Condition for Assad’s Presence in AL Summit
Reports say participation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the upcoming summit of the Arab League in Tunisia hinges on his government’s stance towards Iran’s military presence in the war-torn country.
Iranian Diplomat, Syria’s Assad Discuss Constitutional Committee
Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Arab country's capital of Damascus.