As Arabs celebrate Labor Day, Assad makes a rare public appearance
Published May 2nd, 2013 - 14:03 GMT
A Happy International Workers' Day to all! And what better way to celebrate than to have Syrian President Assad peering over your shoulder at work? Iran's Ahmadinejad arrested by own government; and Palm Sunday limited in Egypt.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad made a rare public visit on Wednesday to the Umayyad electrical plant in Tishreen Garden of Damascus electrical plant in central Damascus to congratulate its workers and Syria's workers on Labor Day
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Fr Seraphim, Coptic priest in the nearby city of Daryut, said, ‘Christians in Egypt have seen more persecution in the past than we see now.
‘And of course you have to make use of the opportunity: there is no government.’