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Fistfights Break Out At Syria Opposition Meeting

The head of the Arab League said ahead of a meeting the organization hosted in Cairo that the Syrian opposition must set aside differences and present a unified face against Bashar al-Assad’s government. Those hopes, however, were dashed when, far from coming together, fistfights reportedly broke out at the meeting. “This is so sad,” said one opposition activist. “It will make the Syrian opposition look bad and demoralize the protesters on the ground.” The main Syrian rebel group — the Free Syrian Army — had already denounced the meeting.

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