Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Odd Time For Him To Be Showing His Face

Assad appears on Syrian banknote for first time

President Bashar al-Assad has appeared on the Syrian currency for the first time since taking office, with his portrait printed on a new 2,000-pound banknote ($3.9) that went into circulation on Sunday. Syria's Central Bank governor Duraid Durgham said the bill was one of several new notes printed years ago but the decision to put it…