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Syrian Opposition Forms Military Bureau

Syria's main political opposition group today announced that it was forming a "military bureau" to unify and coordinate the Free Syrian army and other armed opposition groups opposing Bashar al-Assad. Speaking in Paris, the Syrian National Council's leader said they had originally hoped for a nonviolent revolt, but now felt...
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Ex-prisoner chosen to lead Syria opposition group

News : The Newsroom (last year)

BEIRUT (AP) — A former Syrian political prisoner with close links to Saudi Arabia was picked Saturday to lead Syria's main Western-backed opposition group, filling a post long vacant due to divisions among President Bashar Assad's o... Read Post

Syrian opposition group, rebel army join forces

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

(CNN) - A Syrian opposition group demanding the end of President Bashar al-Assad's reign announced Friday that it has begun coordinating with the rebel Free Syria Army, while thousands of anti-government protesters were set to take ... Read Post

Syria strikes militants as US targets them in Iraq

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (23 hours ago)

BEIRUT (AP) — As the U.S. military strikes the Islamic State group in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstr... Read Post

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