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Syrians vote for new parliament amid war, economic turmoil

Syrians vote for new parliament amid war, economic turmoil

Syrians voted Sunday to elect a new parliament as the Damascus government grapples with international sanctions and a crumbling economy after retaking large parts of the war-torn country.

Syria holds parliamentary polls in regime-held areas

Syria holds parliamentary polls in regime-held areas

Syrians went to the polls on Wednesday in areas controlled by President Bashar al-Assad's regime for parliamentary elections dismissed by the opposition as illegitimate.