Syria’s Assad Allows Exiled Uncle to Return to Syria

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad addresses the new members of parliament in Damascus, Syria in this handout released by SANA on August 12, 2020. SANA/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad has allowed his exiled uncle Rifaat to return to Syria, pro-government Al Watan newspaper said on Friday, citing sources.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Kinda Makieh Writing by Ahmad Elhamy and Maha El Dahan Editing by Sonya Hepinstall