Assad Offers A Different View Of What's Going On In Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad's Instagram account includes images of his smiling first lady. It makes no mention of the country's civil war. Instead, it show his wife helping out in a soup kitchen, and congratulating top achieving students.

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And while the United States works on that resolution, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is offering a different face to his people. The Syrian leader's Instagram account now includes images of his smiling first lady, Asma al-Assad. The account shows her helping out in a soup kitchen and also congratulating top-achieving students.

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