Syria

Confidence vote

Print edition : July 11, 2014

President Bashar al-Assad and his wife, Asma, casting their vote at a polling station in Damascus on June 3. Photo: Syrian Presidency via Facebook/AP

Damaged buildings in Aleppo's al-Ansari neighbourhood June 14. Photo: Hosam Katan /REUTERS

Syrians living in Lebanon wait at the Masnaa border crossing to enter Syria and vote in the presidential election. Photo: HASSAN ABDALLAH/REUTERS

A January 7 photograph posted on a militant website shows a convoy of vehicles and fighters from the Al-Qaeda-linked ISIS in Iraq’s Anbar Province. The ISIS has expanded its operations to Syria. Photo: AP

The presidential election has once again proved that the majority of Syrians are behind President Bashar al-Assad despite the miseries caused by the civil war.
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