Assad was hospitalized with stroke — SMI

The Arabic newspaper Daily Sabah reported that President Bashar al-Assad was hospitalized with ischemic stroke. Along with this, rumors spread that the Syrian dictator assassinated.

“Known TV presenter of al Jazeera’s Faisal al-Qassem said in his Twitter that Assad is bedridden, but he’s not in a coma,” the statement reads.

This information was confirmed by the Lebanese newspaper al-Mustaqbal. Another edition of the Saudi newspaper Asharq al-Awsat — informed readers on hospitalization Bashar al-Assad.

In turn, representatives of President Assad has denied this information, saying that he had no health problems.

We will remind, earlier the media said that Assad is involved in the use of chemical weapons in Syria.