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Syrian government orders seizure of assets of Assad's cousin Makhlouf

Reuters Tuesday, 19 May 2020
The Syrian government ordered the seizure of assets belonging to President Bashar al-Assad's cousin Rami Makhlouf, one of Syria's richest men, as well as his wife and children, according to a government document reviewed by Reuters.
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