The picture has created an uproar in Venezuela. It shows Venezuelan lawmaker Adel El Zabayar, holding an assault rifle and posing with two armed soldiers. What makes the photo particularly striking is that the 49-year-old legislator is in Syria supporting President Bashar Al-Assad.
- Maduro & Assad: The love-in continues (miamiherald.com)
- Venezuelan lawmaker vows to fight for Syria’s al-Assad (fox2now.com)
- Assad says US has no chemical proof (bbc.co.uk)
- Assad Threatens Retaliation If U.S. Military Strike Comes (bloomberg.com)