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  • Western-Backed Syrian Opposition Leader Resigns

    03/24/2013 8:34:59 AM PDT · by haffast · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva - Israel National News ^ | First Publish: 3/24/2013, 2:45 PM | Chana Ya'ar
    Syrian opposition leader Moaz Al-Khatib, head of the Syrian National Council, has resigned his post. Al-Khatib said in a statement posted on Facebook that he had vowed to leave the position “if matters reached some red lines.” However, he did not offer any specifics as to what led to the decision, nor what the “red lines” were that had been crossed. “Now I am fulfilling my promise and announcing my resignation from the National Coalition in order to be able to work with freedom that cannot be available within the official institutions,” he said. The SNC was set to meet...
  • U.S. Muslim Brotherhood/Hamas Support Leader Chosen By Syrian Opposition

    03/20/2013 4:54:53 PM PDT · by henbane · 6 replies
    New English Review ^ | Wednesday, 20 March 2013 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    . . .[Ghassan Hitto] is also a founding member of the Muslim Legal Fund of America, which was founded to give legal aid to Muslims following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. . . At least half of the Board [3]of Directors of the Muslim Legal Fund (MFLA) is comprised of individuals who are leaders in U.S. Muslim Brotherhood organizations including the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Islamic Association of North Texas (IANT) which operates the Dallas Central Mosque that has been known to be tied to Hamas support [4]. Perhaps the most notable of the MFLA...