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International Crisis Group

Assad Eyes Crushing Win In Controversial Syria Vote

Damascus (AFP) – Syrians in government-held areas voted Tuesday in a controversial presidential election in which incumbent Bashar al-Assad is looking to boost his grip but which the exiled opposition has slammed as a “farce”. Assad is facing two little-known challengers and is expected to win a crushing victory despite the three-year-old civil war which […]

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