Foreign News: Election Boycott

Natives of the Syrian Federated States decided to boycott an election (for a new Assembly) which was being engineered by the French. They said that they could only see in it "a factory for the manufacture of laws dictated by the French." The precise cause of the movement seems to be that the French Government neglected to define the powers that the Assembly should exercise. The press stated that the news had evaded the French censorship in Syria.

Syria (bounded on the north by Turkey, on the south by Palestine and Transjordania, on the...

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