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A dozen of Assad's relatives testify

  • The Syrian president's uncle's Puerto Banús home was raided in April

Around a dozen relatives of Rifaat al Assad, uncle of the Syrian president, have been testifying at the national high court this week as part of an investigation into money laundering.

The millionaire's Puerto Banús home was raided in April while 73 bank accounts linked to the family have been frozen.