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Asma al-Assad faces Syrian war crimes investigation in U.K.

British police have opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that Asma al-Assad, the wife of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, "incited and encouraged terrorist acts" in Syria, the Times of London first reported Sunday. Why it matters: While it's unlikely she'd obey a court summons in the U.K. if prosecuted for...
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Asma al-Assad risks loss of British citizenship as she faces possible terror charges

The British wife of Syria’s ruler, Bashar al-Assad, is facing possible terrorism charges and the loss of her British citizenship after the Metropolitan police opened a preliminary investigation into claims she has incited, aided and encouraged war crimes by Syrian government forces. Asma al-Assad, 45, who was born and educated...
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