Tag: bashar assad

Muslim clerics in Syria urge release of kidnapped bishops

obl- April 27, 2013

By Patrick J. McDonnell – 27/4/13 BEIRUT — In a strong message of solidarity, Muslim clerics across Damascus on Friday denounced the kidnapping earlier this ... Read More

Bashar Assad Meets new Greek Orthodox Leader

obl- February 12, 2013

Naharnet Newsdesk 12/2/13 President Bashar Assad met on Monday with Greek Orthodox Patriarch Yuhanna X Yazigi, state media reported, a day after the newly-enthroned leader ... Read More

Sectarian slaying: Syrian rebels attack Alawites, Christians – reports

obl- August 9, 2012

9/8/2012 The ongoing conflict in Syria is becoming increasingly sectarian amid reports that rebel fighters have attacked a housing compound for employees of a power ... Read More