US slams Syrian elections as `a disgrace`

The United States denounced Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad`s attempt to shore up his authority by staging Presidential Elections in the middle of a brutal civil war.

Syria`s Assad poses for a `selfie` as he, first lady vote

Confident and casual, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad voted on Tuesday along with his British-born wife, Asma, for his own re-election, displaying an image that contrasts sharply with the war he is waging.