Maher al-Assad

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Maher al-Assad
ماهر الاسد
Maher al-Assad.jpg
Elk-name'The Chief'[1]
Born (1967-12-08) 8 December 1967 (age 52)
Damascus, Sirie
Allegiance Syria
Service/branch Sirian Arab Airmy
Years o service1988–present
RankBrigadier general or Major general[2][3][4][5][6]
Commands heldRepublican Gaird
4t Airmoured Diveesion
Battles/warsSirian Ceevil War
RelationsHafez al-Assad (faither)
Bushra al-Assad (sister)
Bassel al-Assad (brither)
Bashar al-Assad (brother)
Majd al-Assad (brither)
Jamil al-Assad (uncle)
Rifaat al-Assad (uncle)

Maher al-Assad (Arabic: ماهر الأسد‎, born 8 December 1967) is a Sirie general an commander o the Republican Gaird an the airmy's elite Fowert Airmoured Diveesion, that thegither wi Sirie's secret polis form the core o the kintra's siccarity forces.[7][8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Chris Tomson (30 June 2017). "Bashar Al-Assad's brother promoted to Major General for Daraa military campaign". al-Masdar News. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  2. Weiss, Michael (9 August 2011). "My interview with a defected Syrian soldier; plus, more leaked Syrian documents". The Telegraph. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
  7. "COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION 2011/302/CFSP of 23 May 2011 implementing Decision 2011/273/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria". Official Journal of the European Union. L136/91. 24 May 2011. Retrieved 25 May 2011.
  8. "Syria's military: what does Assad have?". Reuters. 6 April 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2011.