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Ironic.

President Bashar Assad (Image source: Instagram)

It’s an unfortunate soul whose birthday falls on such a notorious day. Somehow, though, Syrian President Bashar Assad marking his 48th birthday on September 11 seems at minimum ironic.

Israel’s Arutz 7 called Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offer of a deal to avert an American military strike on Syria a birthday “gift” for the Syrian president.

One Twitter user posing as Assad wrote, "F*** Osama Bin Laden for ruining my birthday! All everyone is talking about is 9/11!!"

Already, the quips are coming in, including these:

And from the Assad imposter:

For the record, as of Wednesday afternoon Syria time, Assad had not posted any celebratory birthday photos on his Instagram account.

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