BREAKING NEWS

TV: Syrian prime minister sacked from office

BEIRUT - Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab has been sacked, Syrian television reported on Monday.
President Bashar Assad appointed Hijab, a former agriculture minister, as prime minister in June following a parliamentary election in May which authorities said was a step towards political reform but which opponents dismissed as a sham.
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use

Read all Tweets >