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Syria's Assad replaces prime minister: state media

Reuters Thursday, 11 June 2020
Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Thursday removed prime minister Imad Khamis from the post he has occupied since 2016, state media said, in a move that follows weeks of deepening economic hardship.State media did not give a reason for the sudden decision, announced in a presidential decree that designated water resources minister Hussein Arnous as Khamis' successor.
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