Archive: 5/5/2014
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  5/5/2014, Iyar 5, 5774

Assad to Face Two Candidates in Election

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad will face two other candidates in the coming June presidential election, the country's Supreme constitutional Court announced Sunday, according to The Associated Press (AP).

21 other candidates were found to be ineligible to run, court spokesman Majid Khadra said on state television. He did not elaborate.