Middle East

Iran says Syria vote will boost Assad legitimacy

Two Syrian women who live in Iran hold their country's flag and a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad after casting their votes for their country's presidential election at the Syrian Embassy in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 28, 2014, as expat voting started ahead of Syria's June 3 presidential election - a vote highly contentious amid the civil war but one that is widely expected to give the Syrian president a third seven-year term in office. The Arabic words in the picture reads "We all ar





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