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Syrian President Assad to run for re-election in May

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday submitted documents to run for a third term in an election scheduled for May 26, parliament's speaker said on state media. Parliament announced the election on Sunday. Washington and the …

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First woman ever applies to run for president of Syria

A woman from Damascus has applied to run for president of Syria, the parliament speaker said, making her the first female to make a bid for the country's top job. The presidential election, the second since the country’s …

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Bashar al-Assad recovers from COVID-19

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma have recovered from COVID-19 and have tested negative for the disease, the Syrian presidency said on Tuesday. "After the end of the quarantine period, symptoms of COVID-19 and …

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10 years of war in Syria: what changed

As Syria's deadly civil war marks a grim 10-year milestone, Russia is opening the door for potential cooperation with a new U.S. administration struggling to reorient after a series of mission shifts has left Washington outpaced by other foreign powers active in the country, Newsweek writes. "There is an urgent need for the international community to put aside politically motivated aspirations and join efforts to help the Syrians rebuild their country heavily damaged by the war," the Russian embassy in Washington told Newsweek

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Bashar Assad and his wife test positive for COVID-19

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma have tested positive for COVID-19 after showing minor symptoms, his office said on Monday. The Syrian leader and his spouse, who announced her recovery from breast cancer in …

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Russia to brief Syria on talks with Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin will brief his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on the outcome of his negotiations with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry …

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Putin pays visit to Damascus, meets Syria’s al-Assad

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Damascus for a visit, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday, TASS reports. "Vladimir Putin travelled from the airport to the headquarters of the Russian Armed Forces group in …

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