Son of martyred Syrian hero gets a personal promotion from President Assad


January 10, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

DAMASCUS, Syria – The son of a Syrian war hero has personally been promoted President Bashar al-Assad.

Yarob Zahreddine, son of the Martyred Honorary Major General Issam Zahreddine, has become the commander of the formations of the security office of the Fourth Division in the southern region in the province of Suweida.

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This occurred after Assad issued a decree to make the new appoint.

Issam Zahreddine is one of the greatest heroes to have emerged during the war and led the defense of Deir Ezzor when it was besieged by ISIS for three years.

He died late last year after the siege was lifted and when his convoy drove over a mine.

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