Al Assad makes his first public visit to his closest regional ally Iran.
Kuwait expects more Arab countries to reopen embassies in Damascus.
Iraq’s prime minister says that top security officials from Baghdad had met al-Assad.
Al-Assad plans to visit Kim Jong Un, potentially the first meeting between Kim and another head of state in Pyongyang.
US President Donald Trump warns Russia of imminent military action in Syria.
Some 7,000 people depart Ghouta for Syrian rebel territory near the Turkish border.
Al-Assad filming himself driving to meet frontline soldiers near Damascus.
Thousands of civilians poured out of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta.
Rebels battle to retake territory seized in a devastating regime assault.
Syrian President Assad is congratulating troops who broke a years-long Islamic State siege.