Bashar Assad

Syrians tear down poster of Assad in Sweida as protests swell

Syrians tear down poster of Assad in Sweida as protests swell

  • In footage posted on activist pages, a group of men could be seen ripping a banner portraying Assad’s face that was hanging above the local branch of the Farmers’ Union
  • Criticism of Assad has been growing in Sweida since demonstrations began in mid-August over the removal of fuel subsidies
By Reuters ·

Special Hezbollah backs Assad ally’s presidential bid

Hezbollah backs Assad ally’s presidential bid

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·