Assad speeches & interviews

30 March 2009
The English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad at the 21st Arab Summit in Doha on March 30, 2009. The translation is by SANA. My brothers, honourable Arab leaders, Ladies...

25 March 2009
The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Assafir on March 25, 2009. The translation is by Syria’s state-news agency, SANA. "The realization of peace is...

12 March 2009
The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun on March 12, 2009. Syria welcomes Obama's overtures Syrian President Bashar Assad...

09 March 2009
The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Al-Khaleej newspaper on March 09, 2009. The translation is by Syria’s state-news agency, SANA. In reply to a question...

17 February 2009
Bashar Al-Assad interview with the Guardian newspaper on February 17, 2009. Syria's strongman ready to woo Obama with both fists unclenched Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is being actively...

26 January 2009
The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Al Manar on January 26, 2009. The translation is by Syria’s state-news agency, SANA. "What has taken place in Gaza,...

19 January 2009
The edited English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad at the Kuwait Economic Summit on January 19, 2009. The translation is by SANA. President Bashar al-Assad said that...

19 January 2009
Peace without Syria Is Unthinkable In an interview with SPIEGEL, Syrian President Bashar Assad discusses the war between Israelis and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, the threat of an Iranian nuclear...

16 January 2009
The edited English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad at the Gaza Emergency Summit on January 16, 2009. The translation is by SANA. President Bashar al-Assad said that the...

14 January 2009
Assad warns of extremist backlash, BBC interview. President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has warned that Israel's campaign against Gaza will fuel extremism and terrorism in the Arab and Muslim world. "...

06 January 2009
The English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in a joint press conference with the president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, on January 06, 2009. The translation is by Syria’s...

06 January 2009
Syria: Hamas will talk peace if Israel leaves Gaza Hamas is ready to agree to peace if the Israeli army will stop military operations and withdraw from Gaza, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad told...

25 December 2008
The English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on December 25, 2008. The translation is by Syria’s state-news agency, SANA: "Our gathering on the occasion of the blessed...

24 December 2008
A New Partner In Syria? By David Ignatius on December 24, 2008. President Bashar al-Assad says he doesn't want to send a message to Barack Obama, exactly, but to express a three-part hope for the...

22 December 2008
The English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in a joint press conference with the Croatian president on December 22, 2008. The translation is by Syria’s state-news agency...