Syrian Parliament Elects First Woman Speaker

June 7, 2016 Miri Wood 4

by Miri Wood, RNc Dr. Hadiyeh Khalaf al Abbas has been elected the first woman Speaker of the People’s Assembly, since Syria ejected the French occupiers, in 1946. Born in 1958, in Deir Ezzor, al Abbas holds a PhD in Agricultural Engineering, from Aleppo University. Both cities have been besieged since [Continue reading…]