Assad

[ ah-sahd ]
/ ɑˈsɑd /

noun

Ha·fez al [hah-fez el] /hɑˈfɛz ɛl/, 1928?–2000, Syrian military and political leader: president from 1971.
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Assad

/ (ˈasat) /

noun

Hafiz al (ˈhafɪz æl). 1928–2000, Syrian statesman and general; president of Syria (1971–2000)
his son, Bashar al (bæʃəæl). born 1965, Syrian statesman; president of Syria from 2000
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