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Syrian rebel groups hold crucial meeting
 

Syrian rebel groups held an important meeting in the Qatari capital of Doha to discuss how to better unite against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. The meeting could reshape the Syrian National Council, the main opposition, into a possible government in exile. The talks come amid continuing violence in Syria, with reports of a bombing in Damascus on Sunday. The SNC is looking to broaden its ranks and agree on a unified platform. The intensive meetings will last four days and could bring about a complete restructuring of the rebel leadership in order to better position themselves in the 19-month-long crisis that has yet to topple Assad.

 

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