Residents said demonstrators near a main square of the southwestern city called for Assad’s overthrow.
The statement comes after the US State Department said it was disappointed at North Korea for suspending communication hotlines with South Korea on Tuesday.
Iran is a major threat in the Middle East, the Russians are opportunistic and the US has to manage this “wild West” of an area as it prepares for possible drawdowns in Afghanistan.
The resignation underlines tensions that have long existed between Palestinian mayors and governors over municipal, civil and security authorities.
US-Iran tensions grew in May 2019 when Iran mined ships and shot down a US drone.
Egypt called for a ceasefire starting on Monday, as part of an initiative which also proposed an elected leadership council for Libya.
Rouhani said the US has been trying to defeat Iran for decades and that Iran has outwitted the US. He referenced pressure going back to 1997 and other eras.
Cultural tendencies often lead to large amounts of food going unused but this is slowly changing
The kingdom wants to end its five-year commitment in the Yemen conflict without admitting defeat but choices are limited and stakes are high