With help from his allies, Syria's Assad looks set to stay

March 10, 2015 12:04 PM

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With help from his allies, Syria's Assad looks set to stay

BEIRUT (Reuters) - As the United States and Iran negotiate the final stages of a nuclear deal, they are still oceans apart on another area of conflict: the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Assad seems more likely to survive the Syrian crisis than at any point since it began four years ago. Iran's support is as solid as ever to its confident-looking ally in Damascus.

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