Though it has been claimed that Syria’s refugees have fled the
country to get away from its leader, poll results and other statistics
indicate that Syria’s president still
remains wildly popular in the country. His most recent re-election saw
him win a whopping 88 percent of the popular vote.
In the badly damaged Al-Shaar neighborhood in East Aleppo, returnee
families and displaced residents receive UNHCR relief assistance at a
distribution point run by the Al Ihsan Charity in March 2017. (Photo: