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
- Video: Anger at Turkey-Syria border as IS group assaults Kobane
- Is Turkey on the verge of joining IS battle?
- Belgium opens trial for suspects in jihadist-recruiting group
- US-led airstrikes fail to deter IS advance
- Campaign calls to end bombing of Syrian civilians
- Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for refugees
Date created : 2012-03-15