Syria opposition seeks to unify as momentum for talks builds




 
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Syria opposition seeks to unify as momentum for talks builds
 
May 25th, 2013  
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Topic: Syria opposition seeks to unify as momentum for talks builds


Syria opposition seeks to unify as momentum for talks builds
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Syria's fractious opposition scrambled to agree a new leadership on Friday in a bid to present a coherent front at peace talks which the United States and Russia are convening to seek an end to more than two years of civil war. A major assault by President Bashar al-Assad's forces on a rebel held town over the past week is shaping into a pivotal battle. It has drawn in fighters from Assad's Lebanese allies Hezbollah, justifying fears that a war that has killed 80,000 people would cross borders at the heart of the Middle East. ...




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