Aniseh Makhloof, Bashar's mother and the strong woman behind the regime left for Dubai to join her daughter there. She is the daughter of a rich Alvite man who married the poor Hafez, Bashar's father. Aniseh Makhloof tried unsuccessfully to make her other son Maher the successor. Well, she can say now, "I told you so"!
This should be the beginning of the end.