Assad

[ ah-sahd ]

noun
  1. Ha·fez al [hah-fezahl], /hɑˈfɛz ɑl/, 1928?–2000, Syrian military and political leader: president from 1971.

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Assad

/ (ˈasat) /


noun
  1. Hafiz al (ˈhafɪz æl). 1928–2000, Syrian statesman and general; president of Syria (1971–2000)

  2. his son, Bashar al (bæʃəæl). born 1965, Syrian statesman; president of Syria from 2000

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