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Assad’s desperate attempt to revive reputation destined to fail

Jan 08, 2021

By Dr. Dania Koleilat Khatib, Arab News

Many people adopt new year’s resolutions. They usually involve quitting smoking, losing weight, spending more time with family or just being more positive. However, for Bashar Assad, his resolution seems to be to rebrand himself as a man of peace.

HNC Member: Russians and Iranians are Occupiers

Commander Abu Bakr, a member of the High Negotiations committee, has described the Russian and Iranian forces in Syria as occupiers since they are the guarantors of the Syrian regime in the Eastern Ghouta area.

Abu Bakr tweeted “Russians and Iranians are guarantors and in besieging Ghouta are continuing, and as half a million starve and the children die of starvation. What guarantee do you speak [of]?"