Divided Syrian opposition to choose new leader




 
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Divided Syrian opposition to choose new leader
 
May 24th, 2012  
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Divided Syrian opposition to choose new leader
AMMAN (Reuters) - The main Syrian National Council opposition group said it had accepted the resignation of its president, setting the stage for a showdown between the powerful Muslim Brotherhood and its political rivals over who will be the new leader. The internal conflicts have come to a head over the position held by Burhan Ghalioun, a secular sociologist backed by the Brotherhood, who offered to step down as leader of the 313-member council last week if a replacement could be found. ...




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