Syrian President Bashar al-Assad brushed aside new evidence of mass hangings at a military prison north of Damascus as the result of a “fake news era.”
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii) may be in more trouble after he secret trip last month to Syria, where she met with President Bashar al-Assad.
President Bashar al-Assad’s regime has executed up to 13,000 Syrians through mass hangings at a military jail north of Damascus over a four-year span as part of the government’s crusade to squash dissent, human rights watchdog Amnesty International reported Tuesday.
Democratic congressional leadership apparently had no prior knowledge of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s (D., Hawaii) trip earlier this month to Syria, where she met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The Islamic State has shored up its oil and gas sales to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria, padding the terrorist group’s coffers with much needed funds, according to U.S. and European officials.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii) departed from Damascus on Wednesday after traveling to the Middle East on an undisclosed “fact-finding trip” intended to help end Syria’s nearly six-year conflict.