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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Anisa Makhlouf, Mother of Bashar al-Asad, 1930-2016

Anisa Makhlouf, widow of the late Syrian President Hafez al-Asad and mother of President Bashar al Asad, has died at the age of 86. Syrian state media announced her passing on February 7.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Mother of lions.