US calls Assad Instagram account 'repulsive'
The United States has denounced as "repulsive" an Instagram site by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, saying it does not reflect the reality of the civil war.
Here is a selection of photos from Bashar al-Assad's Instagram account. You can view his profile here.
- Mr Assad visits a patient at a military hospital in August 2011.
- Mr Assad visits the suburb of Baba Amr, in the Syrian city of Homs.
- Mr Assad meets with students in Damascus.
Mr Assad visits Raqqa city in north-central Syria, November 2011.
Mr Assad joins thousands of students in the unveiling of a memorial to killed Syrian university students at the University of Damascus, May 2013.
Mr Assad’s wife, Asma al-Assad at a Mother's Day function, March 2013.