Moaz al-Khatib has asked the US to protect rebel-held north using patriot missiles.
Al-Khatib was frustrated with level of international aid for opposition
Al-Khatib says US needs to play bigger role in ending Syrian war
Al-Khatib defended presence of foreign fighters in Syria
The Rebels are nothing but US and Israel’s puppets.
With all the help from US and Israel (Money and Arms). With many Fake Mujahidins that kill Muslims with the help of US and Israel, they cannot beat the Syrian government for 2 years war. It shows that the Syrian government has a lot of supporters including Sunni Ulama such as Al Buthi and other Imams.
100,000 of Syrians died. 1 Million of Syrians fleed. Is that all you want oh the Bughot Rebels?
Inviting foreign people/countries to destroy your own?
Revolution in Egypt and Tunis only last less than a month with few casualties.
While in Syria is getting nowhere except more victims and more refugees…
If power that you lust, why don’t you join the fair election?
The rebels that consist of the Liberals, Ikhwanul Muslimins, Wahhabists are pathetic!
Killing Muslims / Ulama in Masjid (such as Al Buthi, The Imam of Aleppo Masjid), Schools, Universities, Streets, etc with the help of Kuffars is not Islamic way!
“O ye who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians for friends. They are friends one to another. He among you who taketh them for friends is (one) of them. Lo! Allah guideth not wrongdoing folk.” [Al Maidah 51]
“And thou seest those in whose heart is a disease race toward them, saying: We fear lest a change of fortune befall us. And it may happen that Allah will vouchsafe (unto thee) the victory, or a commandment from His presence. Then will they repent them of their secret thoughts.” [Al Maidah 52]
Syria: An opposition divided?
We look at the internal divisions in the Syrian National Coalition as they wrestle for legitimacy.
It has been a week of major developments in the Syrian conflict – on the ground and on the diplomatic front. The opposition coalition seemed on the verge of collapse after its president Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib offered his resignation only days before representing the coalition in the most recent Arab League summit.
Several opposition members have been calling for:
the restructuring of the Syrian National Coalition
completely abandoning the provisional government
establishing clear relationships with opposition parties and the Free Syrian army (FSA),
working on transforming the FSA into a national army with a high degree of discipline and combat readiness.
On Tuesday, Syria’s main opposition group took a symbolic step forward when al-Khatib formally took Syria’s seat at Arab League summit in Doha, Qatar.
It was at the summit that the member states agreed that they can send weapons to fighters in Syria – if they choose to.
Meanwhile, Moaz al-Khatib has asked the US to protect rebel-held north using patriot missiles.
“We thank all the governments who supported us, but the role to be played by the United States is much bigger. I requested Mr Kerry to provide Patriot missiles to protect northern provinces,” said al-Khatib. “We have requested NATO to spare the lives of innocent civilians. We do not wish to fight. We wish to protect civilians to restore the normal way of life.”
To understand the reasons behind internal divisions inside the Syrian opposition, Inside Syria with presenter Hazem Sika discusses with guests: Najib Ghadbian; a representative of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces in the UN; Robin Yassin-Kassab, a novelist and commentator; and Amr al-Azm, a professor of Middle East history and anthropology at Shawnee State University.
“A government is essential. One of the many dangers facing Syria now is splintering and warlordism, it seems that the regime wants this solution – if the regime can’t rule the whole of the country it would prefer to have a warlord system whereby Bashar al-Assad will survive as a warlord amongst many other warlords.”
– Robin Yassin-Kassab, a novelist and commentator
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