New leader for Syrian opposition coalition

Mouaz al-Khatib, an activist and an imam, to lead the Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces.

    Following days of talks in Qatar, Syria's opposition groups have united and formed a new coalition to fight President Bashar al-Assad.

    Mouaz al-Khatib, an activist and an imam, was been chosen to head of the umbrella organisation - the Syrian National Coalition.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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