The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi66° Slight Chc Showers

Tonight

Lo43° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday

Hi64° Chance Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo44° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday

Hi75° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo47° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi78° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo49° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi79° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo49° Partly Cloudy

Assad sworn in for third term as Syrian president

Send to Kindle
Print This

IRBIL, IRAQ — With global attention turned to crises raging elsewhere in the region, a triumphant and defiant Bashar Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a third term as president of war-ravaged Syria.

Assad’s address during an elaborate ceremony at the presidential palace overlooking Damascus, the Syrian capital was a virtual declaration of victory in the war that has convulsed the Middle Eastern nation since 2011.

View my options or Sign in