Voting began across government-controlled parts of Syria on Sunday for the war-ravaged country’s first local elections since 2011, state news ...
Every candidate on the 200-strong "National Unity" list had won.
Assad makes no mention of a proposal floated by Russia for new presidential and parliamentary elections
Assad secured 88.7 percent of votes, representing a win over two other virtually unknown candidates
The Syrian Supreme Constitutional Court says voter turnout was 73.42 percent
The global media headlined on June 3 a political exercise conducted in Assad regime-controlled areas of Syria
Syrians voted today in a presidential election in which Bashar al-Assad is looking to tighten his grip on power as his forces battle rebels in a ...
One of the candidates is a communist, while the other is a bourgeoisie
The election is expected to deliver an overwhelming victory for Assad but which his opponents have dismissed as a charade
Assad is all but certain to win a third, seven-year term despite two other nominal candidates
The voting in Syria’s presidential election by expatriates in Lebanon on May 28 was a contrived public spectacle
The head of the Syrian National Coalition accused the Assad regime of preparing to target voters on election day
Hundreds protested in Akkar district in northern Lebanon to condemn Syria’s June 3 election
Syrians living abroad had cast their ballots last Wednesday, in a vote slammed by the opposition
The expatriate vote was nothing more than an attempt by the Syrian regime to add some legitimacy to the presidential elections
Expat voting in Lebanon was extended through Thursday after Syrian voters clashed with Lebanese troops outside the embassy the day before
Polls opened in Syrian embassies for refugees who fled their homeland through recognised checkpoints, in a controversial election expected to return ...
The Syrian opposition has denounced the election as a sham as some countries banned their expats from voting
What matters most is Sisi’s attitude towards Assad and the nature of the Egyptian-Syrian relationship
Iran says Ahmad Jarba is the "most inappropriate person" to lead the war-torn country
At least 22 people were killed after rebels attacked a campaign for supporters of the Syrian president Assad in Daraa
One of President Bashar al-Assad's two challengers in next month's election praised his military campaign against Islamist rebels but said Syria must ...
Election denounced by the Syrian opposition and the West as a ‘farce’ as it is expected to extend Assad’s reign in power
Among them is veteran actor Duraid Lahham, top film and TV actresses Sulaf Fawakherji and Salma al-Masri
A Syrian court accepted President Bashar al-Assad together with two other candidates to run for election next month
Ban is using his special representative to communicate with the Syrian government
The announcement brings the total number of candidates to seventeen in an election mocked as a 'farce'
The attack came a day after President Bashar al-Assad nominated himself to stand for re-election
The candidacy period ends May 5, and the parliament announces who met the conditions and can campaign May 6
Bashar al-Assad has formally submitted his nomination to seek a third term in office
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