News of the day

18 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

President Bashar al-Assad took the oath of office for a fourth term in war-ravaged Syria Saturday, after taking 95 percent of the vote in a controversial election dismissed abroad. The vote extending Assad’s grip on power was the second since the start of a
decade-long civil war that has killed almost half a million people and battered the country’s infrastructure.


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