Ghassan Hitto
  • FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 file photo, Syrian opposition coalition leader Mouaz al-Khatib speaks during a press conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, not pictured, following an international conference on Syria at Villa Madama, Rome.

    Attendance of opposition delegation at Qatar summit was a significant diplomatic boost for the forces fighting President Bashar Assad's regime.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2013, 4:54 PM EDT
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  • A rebel fighter fires towards Syrian government forces positions from a building in Saif al-Dawla district in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on March 25, 2013. On March 24, 165 people were killed in violence throughout Syria, according to a toll from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights watchdog.

    A dual picture of Syria's rebellion is emerging: Fighters on the ground make advances, as the would-be opposition leadership falls into disarray.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 25, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT
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  • From building trust with militant leaders to streamlining the distribution of humanitarian aid, Ghassan Hitto has his work cut out for him. Middle East,Bashar al-Assad,France,François Hollande,Free Syrian Army,Ghassan Hitto,rebels,Syria,Syrian National Coalition,Turkey,Matt Taylor

    Published Date : Mar 19, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT
  • Syria's main opposition National Coalition newly-elected Prime Minister Ghassan Hitto speaks on March 19, 2013at a Syrian opposition meeting in Istanbul.

    Rebels' new prime minster, Ghassan Hitto, is a U.S. citizen who has spent decades working in the United States and is little known inside Syria.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 19, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT
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