- Ha·fez al [hah-fez el] /hɑˈfɛz ɛl/, 1928?–2000, Syrian military and political leader: president from 1971.
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He is a true advocate for human rights who has paid a horrible price for standing up against the Assad dictatorship.
The world should stand in solidarity with him and the many other victims of the Assad regime.
All three envisage Assad staying in power—at least in the short term.The Obama Administration Has Assad Amnesia
December 4, 2014
The peace process is in a coma; and ISIS, Hamas, Assad, Hezbollah, and the Iranian mullahs make Israel look like the good guys.The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections
Aaron David Miller
December 4, 2014
News stories like this one at Vox expressed the consensus view that we were now allying with Assad.Is Obama Done Playing Footsie With Assad?
November 17, 2014
Assad and Salman were just saying good-bye, for they had to go back to Melakh.
Huseyn has sent two men with us, Assad, his head man, and another.
Assad, who had gone to meet the foreign-774- queen, returns.
The wedding of Assad and Sulamith is about to be solemnized.
The queen did not want to recognize Assad but the woman in her is consumed with longing for him.
- 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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