Syrians abroad kick off vote on new term for Assad

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    Thousands of #Syrians flocked to their embassy in Lebanon Thursday as expatriates and refugees kicked off voting for next week’s presidential #election which is expected to keep Bashar al-#Assad in power. Pictures of Assad’s two little-known challengers were nowhere to be seen.

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