This is not a photo of Maher al-Assad on Idlib and Hama countryside frontlines
Social media pages circulated a photo claiming that it is of Maher al-Assad, younger brother of the Syrian regime president Bashar al-Assad.
They claimed that the photo was taken while Maher was making a tour of inspection of Assad regime forces in Idlib countryside, Hama countryside and its military airport, without indicating when these photos were taken.
Verify-Sy checked the photo; it turned out that it shows the commander of the pro-Assad regime al-Hawashem militias Yusuf Kan’an.
Mazen Ebrahim, a pro-Assad regime war correspondent, posted the photos on his personal account, saying that it shows al-Hawashem Groups commanded by Yusuf Kan’an.
Maher al-Assad was appointed to command Assad Army's 4th Division, months after he was promoted to the rank of major general, Russian news outlets reported last year.