Middle East

Syrian opposition say two ministers defect with PM

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appointed Hijab, a former agriculture minister, as prime minister in June following a parliamentary election in May which authorities said was a step towards political reform but which opponents dismissed as a sham. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri/Files





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