More time needed to win Syria battle: Assad - Breaking News Allvoices

News Stories Related To: More time needed to win Syria battle: Assad

Source: DAWN
Damascus : Syria | almost 2 years ago  
Syria needs more time to win the battleraging across the country, President Bashar al-Assad said in a television interview to be broadcast Wednesday. In exerpts of the interview...
    • Clear
    • Share:
    • Share
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
  • Read full report
Credibility Credibility of 5

Related news stories

  • Rifts emerge among Syrian factions

      United Press International | almost 2 years ago
    The Syrian president said Wednesday the situation in his country was improving as a member of an exiled opposition council resigned because of internal rows. French President Francois Hollande said this week that Paris would recognize a provisional...
  • Confident Syrian president Assad says government is winning the fight ...

      Mail Online UK | almost 2 years ago
    29 August 2012 President Bashar al-Assad said talk of a Western-imposed buffer zone on Syrian territory was unrealistic and that the situation in his country 'is better', but more time was needed to win the conflict against rebels trying to overthrow...
  • Assad Rejects West's ‘Buffer Zone' Idea

      International Business Times | almost 2 years ago
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has rejected a proposal by Turkey and some Western countries of creating a buffer zone' for civilians within his country as "unrealistic. In an interview with Syria's pro-regime Addounia television, Assad declared: "I...
  • Bashar al-Assad says there is no end in sight to Syrian civil war

      The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    Bashar al-Assad gives an interview to the pro-regime Addounia TV channel, in which he praised the country's 'heroic' armed forces. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Syria 's president, Bashar al-Assad , has said there is no immediate prospect of an end to...
  • Envisioning a post-Assad Syria as civil war grinds on

      War In Context | almost 2 years ago
    The 133-page statement of goals and principles for a new Syria was six months in the making. It was produced by 45 Syrian opposition figures brought together by the State Department-funded institute's Middle East experts and partners from the German...
  • Turkey gets jittery over refugees on its border

      Sydney Morning Herald | almost 2 years ago
    Turkish government officials, alarmed by a surge in refugees from Syria, have told Syrian activists in Reyhanli and other cities in southern Turkey that their movement and activities will be restricted, an apparent change in policy toward the...
  • More time needed to end conflict: Assad

      Sydney Morning Herald | almost 2 years ago
    The situation is practically better but it has not been decided yet...Assad said that he was still living in the presidential palace in Damascus, rebuffing rumours about his whereabouts since the July 18 bombing which killed four of his top security...
  • Assad addresses nation: Syrian army ‘needs more time'

      Russia Today | almost 2 years ago
    Washington and Ankara have agreed to create an intelligence shield to prevent militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party from freely entering and operating on the Turkish territory from Syria as they discussed "after Assad" future. Assad addresses...
  • Assad says Syrian situation 'better'

      United Press International | almost 2 years ago
    Syria's embattled president says the unrest in his country has gotten "much better" after 18 months of violence in which thousands have died. Bashar Assad made the assertion in an interview airing Wednesday with pro-government al-Dounia TV, CNN...
  • Syria rebels wreck 5 helicopters - claim

      News 24 | almost 2 years ago
    Syrian rebels claimed on Wednesday they had destroyed five helicopters at a military airport between the northern cities of Aleppo and Idlib, after a watchdog reported fierce clashes there. Abu Mossab, a rebel who participated in the attack, said via...
  • Car bomb kills Assad supporters at funeral

      Daily News & Analysis | almost 2 years ago
    A dozen people were killed and at least 48 were injured on Tuesday when a car bomb struck what opposition activists conceded was a funeral procession for supporters of President Bashar al-Assad. State television said the bomb was hidden in a taxi...
  • Iran Confirms Revolutionary Guards in Syria

      Israel National News | almost 2 years ago
    Commander Gneral Salar Abnoush told a group of volunteer trainees during a speech delivered Monday, We are involved in fighting every aspect of a war a military one in Syria, and a cultural one as well.
  • Ankara to allow Turkish lawmakers to visit Syrian rebel camp

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    Turkey said Wednesday it will allow Turkish lawmakers to visit a refugee camp set up for Syrian army defectors in a bid to quash rumors that the camp morphed into an underground rebel training base. "We are working on allowing access into all [...
  • Italy hosts international talks on Syria's future

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    Italy hosted international talks in Rome on Wednesday on the future of Syria after President Bashar al-Assad leaves power, the Foreign Ministry said. The ministry's press office confirmed the talks were taking place but said they were being held...
  • Assad says Syrian regime needs time to win battle

      The Globe & Mail | almost 2 years ago
    A Free Syrian Army fighter takes cover during clashes with Syrian Army in the Salaheddine neighbourhood of central Aleppo in this August 7, 2012 file photo. This rebel had been firing at the Syrian army when he came under attack from sniper fire, he...
  • Turkey urges UN to create refugee safe zones in Syria

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    Turkey is in talks with the United Nations on ways to shelter thousands of refugees on Syrian soil and expects the world body to take concrete steps, its foreign minister said Wednesday. "We expect the United Nations to step in for the protection of...
  • Turkey presses U.N. to house refugees inside Syria

      The Daily Star | almost 2 years ago
    Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu urged the United Nations on Wednesday to care for displaced Syrians inside their country instead of letting them flood into Turkey, which already hosts more than 80,000 refugees. Ankara, fearing a mass influx...
  • Who should Baird cheer for now?

      Embassy | almost 2 years ago
    I n recent weeks, as the violence in Syria continues to escalate, those Western nations supporting the rebel faction raised the spectre of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad employing his chemical weapons against his own people. This forced...
  • Quotations of the day

      Kansas City Star | almost 2 years ago
    It's been easy for our leaders to say not us, and not now, in taking on the tough issues...New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lighting a fire under the Republican National Convention, labeling President Barack Obama part of the complacent status quo.---"...
  • Assad claims Syrian forces gaining ground

      Al Jazeera English | almost 2 years ago
    43 The Syrian government's battle to put down the mass uprising that began last year is moving forward, and the situation has become better, President Bashar al-Assad says in a television interview to be broadcast on Wednesday.
  • Assad Says His Government Facing a 'Global Battle'

      Voice of America | almost 2 years ago
    VOA News August 29, 2012 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Wednesday his government is fighting a "regional and global battle" and that more time was needed to win the conflict against anti-government rebels trying to overthrow him. His comments...
  • French FM: Creation of Syria buffer zones 'very complicated'

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius admitted Wednesday that plans to create buffer zones in Syria were "very complicated" and would require the imposition of partial no-fly zones. Fabius said people displaced by the country's conflict needed to be...
  • Fierce fighting for airport near Syria's Aleppo

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    Fierce fighting broke out on Wednesday between the Syrian army and rebels near Taftanaz military airport, which is located between the northern cities of Aleppo and Edleb, a watchdog said. Explosions could be heard from the airport, a base for...
  • Syrian dissident resigns from main opposition coalition

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    A prominent France-based Syrian dissident resigned on Tuesday from the embattled country's main opposition coalition, accusing it of failing to protect the population against "horrific massacres." "The project did not achieve its objectives, it did...
  • Assad: More time needed to end Syria conflict

      NOW Lebanon | almost 2 years ago
    Syria needs more time to end the conflict raging across the country, President Bashar al-Assad said in a television interview to be broadcast by pro-regime Al-Dunia channel on Wednesday. Assad also scoffed at an idea being championed by Turkey of...
  • Assad: Progress being made in fight against rebels

      Jerusalem Post | almost 2 years ago
    Syrian president claims that the country is in the midst of a global and regional war and therefore "victory needs time." Photo: Sana / Reuters Syrian President Bashar Assad on Tuesday claimed that Syria is in the midst of a global and regional war...

Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.