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  8/19/2013, Elul 13, 5773

Syrian Opposition: Assad No Longer Leading the Country

President Ahmad Al-Jarba of the Syrian National Council said, Sunday, that Iran and Hezbollah are leading the fight against the opponents of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and not Assad himself.

Interviewed by the Al-Hayat daily, Jarba said, "Assad is no longer leading the country. The real rulers are the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and Hezbollah."