A cache of private emails reportedly taken from the accounts of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and his wife were released by British daily The Guardian on Thursday. The newspaper claims it received the documents from a source in the Syrian opposition.
AP - Thousands of emails purported to be from the private accounts of Bashar Assad and his wife show the Syrian president took advice from Iran on how to handle the uprising against his rule, joked about his promises of reform and bypassed U.S. sanctions to shop on iTunes, the Guardian newspaper has reported.
Crisis in Syria
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- Russia, Syria accused of ‘war crimes’ in Aleppo bombardment
- Deadly airstrikes pound Syria's Aleppo as UN holds emergency meeting
- From Sarkozy's populist pivot and ‘Bahamas Leaks’, to failed Syria truce and Rome’s Olympic bid (part 2)
- US police shootings: Race relations and the race to the White House (part 1)
- Fierce air strikes continue on besieged Syrian city of Aleppo
Date created : 2012-03-15