Asma al-Assad

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‘Mob boss’ Assad’s dynasty tightens grip over husk of Syria
Country’s emergence as a mafia state leaves today’s election result in little doubt

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

26, May, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Asma al-Assad risks loss of British citizenship as she faces possible terror charges
It is alleged Bashar al-Assad’s wife’s support of Syrian army implicates her in its crimes

Michael Safi and Martin Chulov

14, Mar, 2021 @2:20 PM

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Could Assad row with cousin tear down Syrian regime?
Power struggle between Bashar al-Assad and first cousin sparks rare family fissure and leaves public aghast

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

09, May, 2020 @4:00 AM

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Asma al-Assad diagnosed with breast cancer, Syria says
Image is issued of president’s wife apparently undergoing treatment

Kareem Shaheen in Istanbul

08, Aug, 2018 @4:14 PM

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Syrian doctors decry fresh wave of hospital attacks
International community accused of ignoring attacks on medical facilities, with four hospitals hit by airstrikes in past week

Kareem Shaheen in Istanbul

29, Sep, 2017 @4:08 PM

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Asma al-Assad is a cheerleader for evil. Her UK citizenship should be revoked | Nadhim Zahawi
The home secretary has the power to take Asma al-Assad’s British privileges away from her. Considering the oppression in Syria, it would be the right thing to do

Nadhim Zahawi

18, Apr, 2017 @7:30 AM

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Could Asma al-Assad be stripped of her British citizenship?
She was born in the UK and she’s no terrorist, but it is up to the Home Office to decide whether her marriage to the Syrian president is grounds for revocation

Emine Saner

17, Apr, 2017 @5:26 PM

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Home secretary urged to revoke Asma al-Assad's British citizenship
Liberal Democrats write to Amber Rudd after British-born wife of Syrian president uses social media to support his regime

Rowena Mason

16, Apr, 2017 @5:18 PM

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Russia in power-broking role as Syria peace talks begin in Astana
Indirect talks between Syria’s rebels and representatives of Assad’s government seen as test of Moscow’s power

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Jan, 2017 @9:03 AM

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Asma al-Assad: from Syria's 'desert rose' to 'first lady of hell'
Bashar al-Assad’s wife has spoken about her ‘pain’ at the conflict but few believe she can be oblivious of husband’s brutal regime

Esther Addley

22, Oct, 2016 @8:18 AM

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Syria's first lady, Asma al-Assad, says she rejected offers of asylum
In rare interview, Syrian president’s wife tells Russia 24: ‘I’ve been here since the beginning and I never thought of being anywhere else’

Kareem Shaheen

18, Oct, 2016 @4:28 PM

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The Guardian view on the UN aid mission in Syria: access at a high price | Editorial
Editorial: President Assad’s regime has forced agencies to make painful choices. What have they got to show for them?


30, Aug, 2016 @7:01 PM

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