Family tree: Al-Asad is the son of Hafez al-Assad, Syrian dictator.
Bashar al-Assad personal relations:
Asma al-Assad - spouse
Hafez al-Assad (deceased) - son
Maher al-Assad - brother
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov - friend
Other current Bashar al-Assad relationships:
Russia - supporting politically & militarily
Syria - president
Syrian Electronic Army - hacker group supporting
Bashar al-Assad past relationships:
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - permitted rise in Syria
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