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A poster depicting Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and his father and predecessor Hafez al-Assad hangs along an alley in Damascus on April 21, 2021. (AFP/LOUAI BESHARA)

UN reiterates it is not involved in Syrian presidential election

  • Comments came after Syria’s parliament confirmed Bashar Assad will run for re-election in next month’s poll
  • Secretary-general’s spokesman said the vote is not part of the political process set by Security Council resolution
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UN hits back at Houthi threat over time bomb Yemen oil tanker

UN hits back at Houthi threat over time bomb Yemen oil tanker

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