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Syrian Opposition Groups Agree to Unite

Syria's opposition agreed Sunday to unite against Bashar al-Assad and elected a cleric as its first leader.

After four days of marathon talks in Qatar, the Syrian National Council finally signed up to a wider, more representative bloc centered on a government-in-waiting, as demanded by Arab and Western states.

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