TULSI Gabbard is a member of the House of Representatives for the US state of Hawaii and she announced her bid to run for the White House in 2020. We explain who she is and when she met with Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad. Who is Tulsi Gabbard? Tulsi Gabbard was born on April 12, 1981 and has been a US Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district since 2013. She was home-schooled through high school except for two years when she attended a girls-only missionary academy in the Philippines. The 37-year-old obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hawaii Pacific University in 2009. She is a member of the Democratic Party and she is the first Samoan-American and Hindu member of the US Congress. Gabbard was first elected to the House of Representatives at age 21 and served from 2002 to 2004. She then served in the Hawaii Army National Guard in a combat zone in Iraq from 2004 to 2005, and was later deployed to Kuwait. On January 11, 2019 she … [Read more...] about When did Tulsi Gabbard meet with Bashar al-Assad and will she run for President in 2020?
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RUTHLESS despot Bashar al-Assad has killed nearly 100,000 of his own people and driven millions more out of Syria. However, despite mounting atrocities and international sanctions Vladimir Putin has put on a united front with the troubled tyrant. How did Russia and Putin get involved in Syria? The Soviet Union first gained influence in Syria during the 1970s by supplying aid and arms. In 2000, Vladimir Putin became president of Russia while Bashar al-Assad became president of Syria. For a decade the two countries had a fairly solid relationship but Moscow was always a lot closer to Libya. However, Russian support in Syria increased dramatically following the Arab Spring uprisings which began in 2011. When Gaddafi was overthrown in Libya, Russia saw the move as an attack on its influence in the middle east. Russia was particularly worried the US would soon start wielding more influence in the region. Putin had a long-term relationship with Gaddafi and had several billion dollars' … [Read more...] about Why does Russia support Syria and Bashar al-Assad and who else is involved in the Syrian Civil War?
SHE was once described as the Princess Diana of Syria as the world hoped her and her husband would help improve relations with the West. However, British-born Asma al-Assad has since been labelled the "first lady of hell" who infamously shopped while others died. Who is Bashar al-Assad's wife Asma and is she British? Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's wife was born Asma Akhras on August 11, 1975, in Acton, west London. Her parents are both Sunni Muslims from Homs, the Syrian city located near the air base bombed on April 9, 2018. Fawaz Akhras is a cardiologist and her mother, Sahar Akhras, is a retired First Secretary of Syria’s London embassy. Asma was raised in London and attended Twyford Church of England high school and Queen’s College London. In 1996, she graduated with degrees in Computer Science and French Literature. She’s fluent in French, Spanish, Arabic and English. What was she like as a teenager? Asma was known as "Emma" during her schooldays in the … [Read more...] about Who is Asma, wife of Bashar al-Assad, when did she marry the Syrian president and was she born in Britain?
BASHAR al-Assad’s crimes against his own people and the slaughter of innocent civilians have left the world outraged. The Syrian president has ruled the country with an iron fist for almost two decades. But what do we know about him? Who is Bashar al-Assad? Born on September 11, 1965, Bashar is the second son of former Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, and his wife Anisa. He was educated at the Arab-French al-Hurriya School in Damascus, where he learned to speak English and French fluently. Bashar graduated from school in 1982 and continued studying medicine at the University of Damascus, graduating in 1988. He then went to London in 1992 to the Western Eye Hospital to further his studies, where he lived the life of a typical medical student and had no ambitions to start a political career. Bashar al-Assad inherited his powers in July 2000, a month after his military strongman father died. Bashar’s dad rose to power through the Syrian military and the minority Alawite … [Read more...] about Who is Bashar al-Assad, when did he become Syria’s president, what’s he said about chemical weapons and who is his wife?
BASSEL al-Assad was the older brother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and their father's original choice to be his successor. Here is everything you need to know about the President-that-wasn't... When was he born and who are the Assads? Bassel was born on 23 March 1962 to President of Syria Hafez al-Assad and Anisa Makhlouf. He was trained as a civil engineer and attained a PhD in military services. He later told the media how he rarely saw his father and never had dinner as a family. Although he never married, he was believed to be in a relationship with a Lebanese woman named Siham Asseily, who later married the deceased Lebanese politician Gebran Tueni. How did he die? Bassel (or “Basil”) was expected to become the next President of Syria, as the oldest male child of Hafez Al-Assad. But on January 21, 1994, Bassel died in a car crash. According to reports, he was driving to the Damascus airport to get a flight to Germany during foggy weather. Two years before his … [Read more...] about Who was Bassel al-Assad and how did Bashar al-Assad’s older brother die?