Syrian opposition group to attend summit
Syrian rebels, like those above, have been fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad -- whom they accuse of ordering attacks that have left tens of thousands of people, many of them civilians, dead.
February 25th, 2013
03:24 PM ET

Syrian opposition group to attend summit

The Syrian National Coalition the principal opposition group battling the government of President Bashar al-Assad has changed its position and will attend an international meeting this week in Rome focused on the Syrian crisis, the coalition's leader Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib announced Monday on Facebook.

The group earlier said it would not attend the meeting.

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  1. saywhat

    How about their own acts of violence against civilians?
    And why did we block a UN vote condemning the act of terror by rebels which killed 100 & wounded 250?

    February 25, 2013 at 3:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. bobdog93

    I dont understand why we are bowing to a rebel group who arent taking care of their own people

    February 25, 2013 at 7:53 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. saywhat

    @bobdog
    The ouster of Bashar Asad at any cost to the people or the region.. The Saudi-Israel-US long cherished agenda

    February 25, 2013 at 9:18 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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