Pinterest Women walk through the rubble of a neighbourhood in Aleppo, Syria, 30 August I became fragile, I paid a price. It was like baring yourself naked in front of people. The judge agreed with him that my poetry was not compatible with marriage, with the mind of a good, faithful wife. The book consists mainly of portraits of women and thereby womanhood, each short poem representing the voice of an individual.
A picture released by the presidency showed the former investment banker hooked up to a drip while smiling at her husband President Bashar al-Assad , who has led a brutal Russian and Iranian-backed campaign against rebels in an almost eight year civil war. Asma al-Assad, 42, earned a degree in computer science and French literature from King's College London before working with Deutsche Bank. She married her husband in , months after he succeeded his father Hafez al-Assad to become president. Assad, who trained as an ophthalmologist in London , had at first shown some indication that he would be more reform minded than his father, who was renowned for creating a brutal secret police state that crushed an uprising in Hama Asma al-Assad with her husband at a summit in France in Credit: The magazine, which described the Assad household as being run on "wildly democratic values," later retracted the profile after a storm of criticism over the Syrian regime's crackdown on protesters and rebels. In Asmaa released a statement saying:
Syrian Arab Republic Syrian government forces have been accused of using sexual violence to torture men, women and children detained during the current conflict. Human Rights Watch says it has interviewed 10 former detainees , including two women, who described being sexually abused or witnessing such abuse in detention. This included "rape, penetration with objects, sexual groping, prolonged forced nudity and electroshock and beatings to genitalia," a statement said. The New York-based group also says that soldiers and pro-government armed militias have sexually abused women and girls as young as 12 during home raids and military sweeps of residential areas. He was questioned about his brother's and father's roles in demonstrations.
Islamic State or IS , declaring itself a worldwide caliphate. I do not recommend using the term Islamic State because it blurs the lines between Islam, Muslims, and Islamists. The Arabs call it 'Daesh' and I will be calling them the 'Daesh cutthroats.