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  12/29/2011, Tevet 3, 5772

Report: Assad's Brother Has Disappeared, is Wounded

Senior Syrian military leader Maher Al-Assad has disappeared, according to the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Anba. The newspaper cited Lebanese Member of Parliament Khaled Daher of former prime minister Sa'id Hariri's Al-Mustaqbal (Future) party. Dahar said his sources told him that Maher Al-Assad was wounded and receiving medical treatment in a secret place.

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