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Damascus

World news about “Damascus” published by euronews.

16/07 16:54 CET

Assad’s staying power, defying the odds

Assad’s staying power, defying the odds

The Sunni city of Deraa in southern Syria is where the protests began in March 2011 against the father-to-son tightly-held rule of the Alawite Shia minority President Bashar al-Assad. People dared to demonstrate, encouraged by the Arab Spring changes afoot in other countries…


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