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
- US 'intensifying' fight against Islamic State group in Syria
- IS group releases video of mass shooting in Palmyra
- Syrian forces, Hezbollah close in on rebel-held Zabadani
- Tunisia attack: UK ponders air strikes in Syria (part 2)
- Syrian army pounds rebels in fierce battle for Aleppo
- IS group's 'emir of suicide bombers' killed in air strike, Pentagon says
Date created : 2012-03-15