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Bashar Assad Marks 20-Year Anniversary as President, but Syrian War Shows No Signs of Dying Down

WorldNews Sunday, 21 June 2020
Bashar Assad Marks 20-Year Anniversary as President, but Syrian War Shows No Signs of Dying DownWhen Bashar al-Assad became president of Syria, he managed to implement a number of economic reforms that promised his country a...
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