'Divided' Syrian opposition seeks 'national pact' to unseat Assad's govt

   Mar 26, 5:12 pm

Damascus, Mar 26 (ANI): Opposition groups in Syria have planned to meet in Turkey in an attempt to draw up a " national pact" on how to ouster President Bashar al-Assad 's government.

According to the main opposition coalition, the Syrian National Council (SNC), all other anti-Assad groups have been invited to the gathering in Istanbul.

The SNC said that it wants to hammer out a pact of shared objectives with all opposition groups, including those that have recently broken away from the council, during the two-day meeting.

The meeting comes as the opposition Free Syrian Army and a rival military council have announced that they will work together to co-ordinate all military activity against the Syrian government, The BBC reports.

It also comes ahead of the "Friends of Syria" gathering on April 1, also to be held in Istanbul. (ANI)

Castro warns won't change communist system despite U.S.-Cuba thaw Dec 21, 4:13 pm
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Cuban President Raul Castro has said that he is ready to discuss U.S.' move to normalise bilateral relations but warned that the communist system would not be changed in the country.
Full Story
Man shouting 'Allahu Akbar' shot dead by French police Dec 21, 4:13 pm
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Police in central France have shot dead a man who was shouting "God is great" in Arabic while trying to attack them with a knife, said reports.
Full Story
Scotland's top prosecutor reaffirms Megrahi guilty in Lockerbie bombing case Dec 21, 4:13 pm
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Scotland's top prosecutor has reiterated his belief that Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is guilty of killing of 270 people in the Lockerbie bombing wherein the Pan Am flight exploded in the south of Scotland on 21st December in 1988.
Full Story
Raul Castro hails Obama's 'new chapter', reaffirms 'communist rule' in Cuba Dec 21, 4:13 pm
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Cuban President Raul Castro has praise the US President Barack Obama for "a new chapter," but reaffirmed that restored relations with the United States did not mean the end of Communist rule in Cuba.
Full Story
Comments

LATEST STORIES
TOP VIDEO STORIES
PHOTO GALLERY