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Islamic State suicide bombs kill at least 17 troops in Iraq's contested Anbar province

...to watch. They said Islamic State gunmen killed at least 15 men after accusing them of having fought with President Bashar Assad's troops.The slayings were reported by activists belonging to a Palmyra-based media collective and the Britain-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-27/islamic-state-suicide-bombs-kill-le
Hagel out as defense chief

...he said Obama needed to articulate a clearer view on the administration's approach to dealing with Syrian President Bashar Assad. A senior defense official said that Hagel submitted his resignation letter to Obama on Monday morning and the president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/hegal-out-defense-chief
HSBC's Swiss branch helped wealthy dodge taxes, leaks reveal

...those close to the regimes of former Egyptian Presi dent Hosni Mubarak, former Tunisian leader Ben Ali and Syria's Bashar Assad. The consortium said clients include former and current politicians from Britain, Russia, Ukraine, Kenya, India...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-09/hsbcs-swiss-branch-helped-
Syrian Electronic Army hacks Gigya Web site

...was never at risk of being compromised," he wrote.The Syrian Electronic Army aligns itself with Syrian President Bashar Assad. It has previously taken credit for hacking media sites such as E! Online and the BBC.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-27/syrian-electronic-army-hac
Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

...officials have expressed concern that going after Islamic State militants in Syria could inadvertently help Syrian President Bashar Assad, because the militants are fighting in part to overthrow Assad. U.S. military and defense leaders told Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-09-22/pentagon-us-partners-begin-ai
Here are some more victims

...children, died from a chemical weapon. President Obama and the world reacted in shock and horror!The one who spoke: Bashar Assad, the dictator of Syria. The dead from chemical attack were Syrians, adding hundreds to the 100,000 already dead in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-05/here-are-some-more-victi
Suspending Syria

...kicked out of the Arab League, or just get a menacing phone call from the commissioner's office?Syrian President Bashar Assad has been spilling the blood of his countrymen since March (and way before that, truth be told) in an effort to quell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-11-18/suspending-syria
Who stands with Syria?

...people's backs.For nearly a year now, Syrian strongman Bashar Assad has murdered some 2,700 of his own citizens in a bloody...naked refusal to stand up for the innocent victims of Bashar Assad.Remember who stood with you, and who cut and run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-02-14/who-stands-syria
Cries for freedom reach Syria

...run today than perhaps at any time in human history.It's fascinating, for instance, to watch Syrian President Bashar Assad losing control of daddy's dictatorship. Couldn't happen to a nicer iron-fisted family.It remains to be seen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-04-04/cries-freedom-reach-s
Editorials
Kofi's Cure-All

...world to see.Two major problems with Kofi's Cure-All:First, his six points essentially asked Syrian President Bashar Assad to simply become a different person.All Assad had to do, in Kofi's mind, was to commit to stop the fighting he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-06-10/kofis-cure-all