Majd Assad, Syrian president's brother, dies of illness at 43

Majd Assad, Syrian presi

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 12, 2009 22:31

Syrian President Bashar Assad's younger brother Majd died at a hospital in Damascus on Saturday. According to Syrian reports, 43-year-old Majed Assad suffered from a serious chronic illness. His funeral will be held in the city of Qardaha on Sunday afternoon, the Syrian SANA news agency reported.


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