His wife, Tala Kheir, was the daughter of a Damascene intellectual and granddaughter of the nationalist merchant, Adib Kheir. The Tlass family was the most famous Sunni family in Syria, known for supporting the government. Some argued that he was under house arrest, and exempted from army duty since 2011. Tlass is a Sunni Muslim. ... Ojjeh, too, was a friend of Bashar and Asma, his British-born wife. The Tlass family in 1990s? Insiders such as Manaf Tlass who called for restraint or dialogue were sidelined and had their loyalty questioned. [25] French President Francois Hollande confirmed on 17 July 2012 that Manaf Tlass was in Paris. Tlass also advocated reform as early as 2005, but he stressed that Assad was the best hope for reform. Kerry gushed, “I am happy that someone like you is at the president’s side.” [19] His reconciliation efforts are said to have led to house arrest from May 2011 to his defection in July 2012. Manaf Tlas is a friend of Bashar al-Assad, a member of his inner circle and a prominent figure in the Damascus 'young guard.' Tlas’s wife, Thala Khair, is reportedly already in the French capital. Leila Mazboudi Al Manar Unsurprising was the departure of the unfaithful Colonel Manaf Tlass probably to Paris among those who know him as well as the parties of the Syrian regime. [13] In June 2005, Tlass was reelected to the central committee of the Baath Party. [19] His wife is from the Damascus upper middle class,[9] the daughter of a Damascus intellectual and granddaughter of the nationalist merchant, Adib Kheir.[12]. It was his first public appearance since he defected in early July 2012. In July 2012, Manaf Tlass, a Syrian officer and another son of Mustafa, defected from the Assad … Par La Rédaction | Sep 14, 2012 | Lu sur le web | 0 . Some activists also stated that the family was under strict supervision for a while due to their suspected sympathy with the uprising. [12] He also became a member of the central committee of the Baath Party in 2000. [9] He later became close to Bashar Assad, having attended military college with Assad,[10] Bashar Assad regarded the Tlass brothers as peers and friends. It was his first public appearance since he defected in early July 2012. Syrian defector Manaf Tlass, right, pictured in 1999 with Syria's Bashar al-Assad. [8] On the other hand, the members of his family worked for the Ottoman suzerains as well as French occupiers after the First World War. [5] He is the son of the former Syrian Defense Minister Mustafa Tlass[6] and Lamia Al Jabiri, a member of an aristocratic Aleppo family. Manaf’s father, the late Mustafa Tlass had been a pillar of the Ba’ath party establishment, unwaveringly loyal to Basher’s father, Hafez Assad, and served as his defense minister for 30-years. [11], Tlass tried to help Bashar Assad increase his base of support by introducing him to members of the Sunni merchant class. Le général syrien Manaf Tlass, qui a fait défection. Manaf’s defection takes place ~300 pages in. Manaf Tlas was a friend of President Assad and the son of former Defence Minister Mustafa Tlas. [6], Tlass was promoted to the rank of one-star general in the Republican Guards, which is one of the core military units used to crush the uprising that began in 2011. He joined the Ba'th Party at the age of 15, and met Hafez al-Assad when studying at the military academy in Homs. Mustafa Tlass left for France for what he described as medical treatment. The Tlass family is from the famous and rich Sunni families originated from none other El Rastan , Homs. Early life and education []. [12], After Hafez Assad's death in 2000, Tlass became Bashar Assad's right-hand-man. Source: Joshua Landis Tell me about the relationship between those two men. It is also reported that he is in Dubai. Le général syrienTlass confirme les informations du Figaro sur son exfiltration Figaro - Blogs. Par Vincent Hugeux & Hala Kodmani. [11] He was the first government official meeting with the opposition in March 2011 and trying to open a dialogue and find a political solution. [17], Tlass tried to meet with Bashar Assad via a leading political figure who is not Syrian but is close to Assad a few days before leaving Syria. Syrie : … [22] On 6 July 2012, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius stated that Manaf Tlass is on his way to Paris[23] to join his family there. Some argued that he was under house arrest, and exempted from army duty since 2011. [31] During the visit, Tlass did the rituals of the Umrah in Mecca. Now here is the story of Manaf Tlass , the commander of 105 force in Syrian Republican Guards’ defection. [16] He commanded the 104th brigade that is located in Douma and Harasta in the Republican Guard together with Brigadier General Issam Zahreddine. They have a son, Ahmed Tlass. Tlass was born in the Syrian village of al-Rastan near Homs to a Sunni muslim family. He joined the Ba'th Party at the age of 15, and met Hafez al-Assad when studying at the military academy in Homs. [13][14][15] He was also regarded as a potential candidate for leadership in future years. (CBS News) Brig. He is married to Tala Kheir Tlass. [12], Tlass tried to help Bashar Assad increase his base of support by introducing him to members of the Sunni merchant class. [12] In June 2005, Tlass was reelected to the central committee of the Baath Party. Brigadier General Manaf Tlass, a son of former defence minister Mustafa Tlass and a former commander of an elite Republican Guard unit in Syria, confirmed … [26] On the same day, Manaf Tlass published a statement in the French Press Agency. His wife is from the Damascus upper middle class, the daughter of a Damascus intellectual and granddaughter of the nationalist merchant, Adib Kheir. Manaf Tlass was no businessman, having gone the route of his father, Mustafa, the former defense minister who was a close confidante of Hafiz al-Asad for decades. [20], It was reported that he, along with 23 other officers,[21] defected to Turkey in early July 2012, after the Syrian intelligence services discovered he was a member of the opposition. Manaf Tlass (Arabic language: مناف طلاس‎) (born 1964; sometimes also transliterated as Manaf Tlas) is a former Brigadier General of the Syrian Republican Guard and member of Bashar al-Assad's inner circle. Tell me about the relationship between those two men. Tlass is a Sunni Muslim. So far, key Alawite inner-circle members, such as the Makhlouf family, appear to … Manaf is not the only significant member of the Tlass family who has defected. They have two sons, Hamza and Mounzer, and a daughter, Lamia Tlass. Assad and Manaf had not spoken for the last three months, said Abdul-Nour, quoting knowledgeable friends back in Damascus. Some activists also stated that the family was under strict supervision for a while due to their suspected sympathy with the uprising. [29], Tlass visited Saudi Arabia in the last week of July 2012. [22] Bashar al Heraki, a member of the Syrian National Council stated that Manaf Tlass was one of the government’s main figures and that his defection was a sign of Bashar al Assad's waning power. As the regime's reaction to the Syrian spring became more and more ruthless, Manaf Tlass was cast out of the inner circle to brood in his Damascus home. [23] On 6 July 2012, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius stated that Manaf Tlass was on his way to Paris[24] to join his family there. From right to left: Colonel Manaf Tlass and his wife Tala, General Mustafa Tlass and his wife Lamia, Firas Tlass and his wife Rania (Rania is a Jabri (a leading Sunni notable family of Aleppo). Flamboyant Syrian defector Manaf Tlass has been widely dismissed as a tainted figure too close to the Syrian regime. [21] Bashar al Heraki, a member of the Syrian National Council states that Manaf Tlass was one of the regime’s main figures and that his defection is a sign of Bashar al Assad's losing power. In July 2012, Manaf Tlass, a Syrian officer and another son of Mustafa, defected from the Assad regime and fled to … It is also reported that he is in Dubai. A member of Syria’s opposition National Council, Hassem Hashimi, described Tlass as a powerful figure in the Assad regime. Defected general Manaf Tlass (pictured) told a Saudi newspaper Friday that he could be the man to lead Syria out of the crisis, despite his longstanding ties to the Assad regime. Manaf Tlass and the future of Syria. [20], Fabius stated on 12 July 2012 that Manaf Tlass and the members of the Syrian opposition Manaf is on the right. Mustafa Tlass left for France for what he described as medical treatment. [13] He also became a member of the central committee of the Baath Party in 2000. Tlass is survived by his wife, Lamia (nee al-Jabiri), whom he married in 1958, and their two daughters, Nahed and Sarya, and two sons, Firas and Manaf. Unsurprising was the departure of the unfaithful Colonel Manaf Tlass probably to Paris among those who know him as well as the parties of the Syrian regime. About Palestine; Jewish terrorists supported Hitler, not Islam, but this racist bus advert is allowed in Philadelphia; Links; Modern Islamic Studies Tlass had also reportedly held unsuccessful talks with the Syrian opposition during the 2011 Syrian uprising. [10], There are several accounts from activists of Tlass's role in the uprising. The Tlass family was the most famous Sunni family in Syria, known for supporting the Alawite-dominated regime. [27] On the same day, Manaf Tlass published a statement in the French Press Agency. Dagher’s meetings with Manaf Tlass sowed the seeds for his book Assad or We Burn the Country, published May 28. And their sons are Bashar al-Assad and Manaf Tlass. Manaf Tlass est un ancien général de brigade de la Garde républicaine syrienne et un ancien confident de Bachar el-Assad [1], [2], [3], né en 1964. To this day, the way Manaf Tlass left Damascus remains a mystery to the Syrian security services. [11], After Hafez Assad's death in 2000, Tlass became Bashar Assad's right-hand-man. [28], Tlass called on Syrians to unite and look towards a post-revolutionary Syria, in video address broadcast from Saudi Arabia on 24 July 2012. One of his cousins, Abdul Razzaq Tlass, has reportedly been leading the Farouq Battalion of the rebel Free Syrian Army. Tlass had also reportedly held unsuccessful talks with the Syrian opposition during the 2011 Syrian uprising. He and his family were very close to the family of Bashar al Assad, he knew Bashar personally for many years before he became president. [35], Tlass is a Sunni Muslim. The Tlass family was the most famous Sunni family in Syria, known for supporting the government. Tlass also advocated reform as early as 2005, but he stressed that Assad was the best hope for reform. While Brig. But his brother, Firas, was. The flight of Brigadier General Manaf Tlass, the son of a former defence minister, was interpreted by world leaders meeting in Paris as a sign of increasing instability in the Syrian regime. [19], It has been reported that he defected to Turkey in early July 2012 along with 23 other officers[20] after the Syrian intelligence services discovered he was a member of the opposition. His wife is from the Damascus upper middle class, the daughter of a Damascus intellectual and granddaughter of the nationalist merchant, Adib Kheir. [19], Fabius stated on 12 July 2012 that Manaf Tlass and the members of the Syrian opposition [5] He is the son of the former Syrian Defense Minister Mustafa Tlass[6] and Lamia Al Jabiri, a member of an aristocratic Aleppo family. Firas, a business tycoon, left Syria for Egypt in 2011, too. During the last 10 years he was acting on instructions from … But experts claim that he appeals … This is due to being excluded from his military missions as the leader of Group … Il était aussi membre du comité central du parti Baas depuis 2000 [4 Biographie. 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[7] His father is of Circassian and Turkish origin. [24], It was also revealed that his wife and son were in Beirut when Manaf Tlass left Damascus. Étiquette : manaf tlass. [6], Tlass was promoted to the rank of one-star general in the Republican Guards, which is one of the core military units used to crush the uprising that began in 2011. Like his father and brother, Manaf also married into an aristocratic Damascene family. Tlass was born in the Syrian village of al-Rastan near Homs to a Sunni muslim family. [18], Tlass is reported to have become increasingly frustrated over the violent crackdown by the security forces on protesters. Also, Manaf’s older brother, Firas Tlas, declared his support for the opposition. [11], There are several accounts from activists of Tlass's role in the uprising. He called for "a constructive transition" in Syria and said the Syrian army had fought against the Syrian people. Tlas’s wife, Thala Khair, is reportedly already in the French capital. [11] He is married to Tala Kheir Tlass. [30] During the visit, Tlass did the rituals of the Umrah in Mecca. However, Manaf is a prime candidate for the West to promote as a replacement to the al Assad regime, and the Tlass family is a veritable vault of intelligence on the inner workings of the regime. (2011). The hometown of the Tlass family, Rastan, became an early base for army defectors at the same period. [10] He was the first government official meeting with the opposition in March 2011 and trying to open a dialogue and find a political solution. About Palestine; Jewish terrorists supported Hitler, not Islam, but this racist bus advert is allowed in Philadelphia; Links; Modern Islamic Studies The Tlass family in 1990s? Mustafa Tlass left for France for what he described as medical treatment. Brigadier General Manaf Tlass, the son of former defense minister Mustafa Tlass, was commander of the 104th Brigade Republican Guard before breaking away from the regime with the help of French intelligence. [2][3][4], Tlass was born in Rastan in 1964. Source: Joshua Landis After Tlass' defection, his wife and son left Beirut and went to Paris. What is certain is that on the day news broke of Manaf having left Syria, his wife and young son who were in Beirut were driven by “M.H.” to Rafik Hariri International airport. [18] His reconciliation efforts are said to have led to house arrest from May 2011 to his defection in July 2012. At an elaborate dinner at al-Assad’s mansion, Kerry met Manaf Tlass, who was the dictator’s top enforcer. 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