Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad sit next to his wife Asmaa al-Assad as she apparently receives cancer treatment at a military hospital in Damascus, in a photo released by the presidential office. Photo: EPA

Syria’s British-born first lady, Asma al-Assad, has breast cancer

The announcement is a rare disclosure of a serious health matter in the top echelons of an Arab state

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Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad sit next to his wife Asmaa al-Assad as she apparently receives cancer treatment at a military hospital in Damascus, in a photo released by the presidential office. Photo: EPA
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