Syria's isolation becomes ever less as Assad visits Oman

Issue 1164 - 23 Feb 2023 | 1 minute read

Marking his steady rehabilitation in the region, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad arrived in Muscat on 20 February for an official visit, and was met at the airport by Oman's Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq Al-Said. Assad has rarely travelled abroad since the civil war began in Syria – when regional leaders turned against him – visiting only close allies Russia and Iran.

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