Embattled Syrian tycoon Rami Makhlouf, who has claimed he is being unfairly targeted by the regime headed by his cousin Bashar al-Assad, posted on Saturday that he had donated to his own charity – despite the government recently ordering his assets to be seized.
New statement from #Rami_Makhlouf * Urging secret services to stop arresting loyalists and patriotic Syrian”
* release his aids in SyriaTel
* donation to poor and wounded soldiers
*commenting on his brother Ehab: The path of truth is tough… the brother would leave his brother.
Competing for loyalist support
Syrian businessman Rami #Makhlouf has released a second video appealing to his cousin President Bashar al-Assad, alleging that Syrian security officials have been arresting his employees despite his previous support for them. #Syriahttps://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2020/05/03/Syrian-tycoon-Rami-Makhlouf-releases-video-says-cousin-Assad-arresting-his-employees.html …
Brother leaves brother
An unverified document reportedly leaked by Rami #Makhlouf to social media and #Syrian media revealed that the Syrian tycoon Rami Makhlouf’s second son Ali, 20, has been named deputy CEO of telecom company Syriatel. https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2020/05/20/Syrian-tycoon-Rami-Makhlouf-names-son-Ali-heir-to-telecom-not-playboy-Dubai-based-son.html …