BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – A Syrian woman became the female to be named the mukhtar (var. head or mayor of a neighborhood) in Syria this week.

According to the Syrian Arab News Agency, Carol Janji was named as the mukhtar of the Al-Hamidiyah Neighborhood of Aleppo City this week, becoming the first woman to be appointed to the position in Syria’s modern history.

In the video below, Janjji speaks to SANA about being appointed to the position:

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Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-02-01 09:05

Welcome to civilisation.

Stern Daler
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Stern Daler
2019-02-01 11:04
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

, I read appointed not elected.

And I think Socialist Ba’ath democracy is like the system in the Communist German Democratic Republic.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-02-03 04:28
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@Stern Daler, Prior to Ba’ath, Syria was tribal. Ba’ath Party was the idea of Orthodox Catholics Priest to bring unity to Syria. In that sense it was a success as Syria is a secular society with many ethnic populations.

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johnny was
2019-02-02 23:07

why aren’t the men covered from head to toe to stop her uncontrollable lust?

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-02-03 04:09

I do not speak Arabic but did observe the Virgin Mary Statue in her office. I am assuming she or the previous Mayor were practicing Catholics.