Bashar al-Assad

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The Guardian view on the Turkish-Syrian earthquake: tragedy on tragedy | Editorial
Editorial: Many of those affected by the devastating shock have already suffered due to the war in Syria. They need help

Editorial

06, Feb, 2023 @6:48 PM

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Syrian regime found responsible for Douma chemical attack
Watchdog report follows years-long investigation into strike that killed 43 civilians in Damascus suburb

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

27, Jan, 2023 @7:20 PM

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Syrian amnesties freed less than 6% of detainees, report reveals
Freeing of prisoners hailed as acts of benevolence by Assad regime still leave estimated 136,000 people in jail

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

15, Nov, 2022 @4:52 PM

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Turkey’s rapprochement with Syria leaves regional refugees fearful
Erdoğan is no longer seeking the ousting of Assad, alarming Syrians across the opposition and Kurdish exiles who fear being forcibly returned

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

23, Aug, 2022 @11:41 AM

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Question of what now for Syria remains as vexed as ever
Analysis: while diplomatic efforts continue over Ukraine, Syria risks becoming entrenched as the conflict that was

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

19, Jul, 2022 @5:07 PM

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Syria’s barrel bomb experts in Russia to help with potential Ukraine campaign
Over 50 specialists skilled in delivering crude explosive working with Vladimir Putin’s forces, intelligence sources believe

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

22, May, 2022 @10:59 AM

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Massacre in Tadamon: how two academics hunted down a Syrian war criminal
After a rookie militiaman secretly watched a video of 41 people being brutally killed, he knew he had to get the horrific images to the outside world

Martin Chulov, Middle East correspondent

27, Apr, 2022 @1:00 AM

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Syria’s $1.5bn seizure of protesters’ property ‘akin to scare tactic’
Human rights group accuses Assad regime of profiting from detainees forced to sign away their rights, some while blindfolded

Ruth Michaelson

08, Apr, 2022 @6:15 AM

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‘It’s a kind of revenge’: Damascus suburb demolished as Assad builds a ‘new Syria’
Investigation reveals former rebel-held areas are being levelled under the guise of mine clearance to make way for high-end developments – leaving refugees nothing to return to

Kaamil Ahmed, Mais Katt, Mohammad Bassiki and Bashar Deeb

23, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Syria using maze of shell companies to avoid sanctions on Assad regime’s elite
Exclusive: documents seen by the Guardian prove Assad minister’s boast that evading financial sanctions has ‘become a Syrian craft’

Tessa Fox and Karam Shaar

22, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Syrians join Russian ranks in Ukraine as Putin calls in Assad’s debt
Analysis: Safe in his palace, Syrian leader appears to have given Moscow carte blanche to airlift his army

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

18, Mar, 2022 @2:47 PM

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Russia’s ‘warning’ of Ukraine’s biological weapons sounds just like Syria
Analysis: Putin used the same false justification for brutal bombings in Syria, in the glare of western media

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

09, Mar, 2022 @7:28 PM

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