Meanwhile, many of the millions of displaced Syrians are living in dire conditions.
She's rejected offers to leave the country, she said.
As Syria descends further into civil war, the country's first lady will be keeping track of how many steps she takes, calories
Bushra's husband General Assef Shawkat, an army deputy chief of staff, was killed along with three other high-ranking Syrian
Syria's first lady has largely remained out of the public eye since the beginning of the Syrian conflict in March 2011. According
E-mails exchanged with her husband, obtained by Britain's Guardian newspaper and seen by Reuters, showed her spending tens
UNITED NATIONS, April 17 (Reuters) - The wives of U.N. ambassadors from Britain and Germany targeted Syria's first lady on
As an anonymous opposition party member told the Telegraph, "They have stolen Syrian money. She is squandering it here in
I think Asma Assad has shown us that you can be very pretty, and very thin, and have a really lovely smile, and still know about the kind of courage you have to "screw" to "the sticking place." I think she has reminded us that anyone can do anything if they really try.
Asma's father, Fawaz Akhras, a cardiologist and founder of the British Syrian Society, has not responded to a Reuters request