Syria's President Bashar Assad waves to his supporters upon his arrival to the presidential palace to take the oath of office for his third seven-year term in Damascus, Syria, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/SANA, File)
Syria's President Bashar Assad waves to his supporters upon his arrival to the presidential palace to take the oath of office for his third seven-year term in Damascus, Syria, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/SANA, File) AP
Syria's President Bashar Assad waves to his supporters upon his arrival to the presidential palace to take the oath of office for his third seven-year term in Damascus, Syria, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/SANA, File) AP