While most of the media attention has pulled away from President Trump’s tomahawk missile strike on a Syrian airbase last week and focused on the latest “mother of all bombs” explosion, the Syrian people certainly haven’t forgotten.
As a matter of fact, a majority of Syrians are so happy that Trump took a shot at their leader, Bashar al-Assad, that they’ve shown the ultimate sign of respect by giving Trump a brand new nickname.
And it’s awesome.
The Daily Caller reports:
Syrians have a new nickname for President Donald Trump following his punishing strike against the Assad regime.
People across the Arab world are referring to Trump as “Abu Ivanka al-Amriki,” or “Father of Ivanka, the American,” on social media, reports The Telegraph. The nickname is a term of admiration and respect for the president, following his decisive action in response to the chemical weapons U.S. officials believe President Bashar al-Assad ordered.
“One Syrian tells me the new nom de guerre for President Trump on the ground in Northern Syria is Abu Ivanka al-Amriki,” a CNN international correspondent tweeted.
Some restaurant owners in Syria have gone so far as to change the name of their shop in honor of Trump, reports The Telegraph. One Syrian man who opposes Assad told the outlet he wants to name his first son after Trump.
“Maybe you in the West hate Trump, but he has already done far more for us than Obama,” Najim Hassan, a Syrian who lives in a city occupied by rebels against Assad, told The Telegraph.
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