Syria's Assad says Kurdish controlled northeast Syria must return to state authority

Presidential elections in Syria to take place on May 26: Parliament

Syria is to hold a presidential election on May 26; the parliament speaker announced Sunday; the country’s second in the shadow of civil war; seen as likely to keep President Bashar Al-Assad in power. Syrians abroad will be “able to vote at embassies” on May 20; Hamouda Sabbagh said in a statement; adding that prospective...

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