The Jerusalem Post annual conference: 7 Israeli ministers will meet you there!
Syria council member quits, says changes fall short
ByREUTERS
November 10, 2012 03:05

DOHA - A founder of the Syrian National Council (SNC) resigned on Friday, saying the opposition group had failed to reform and had even removed women from senior positions at a meeting in Qatar where restructuring was supposed to take place.

Businessman Adib al-Shishakly, grandson of a late Syrian president, said the the main overseas opposition in the 20-month-old Syrian uprising "has failed to become an institution" and a newly elected 41-member general assembly was dominated by Islamists.

The SNC, which has come in for criticism from international allies for being ineffective and riven by personal disputes, said it had enlarged its membership and become more inclusive at the meeting in the Qatari capital of opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
February 28, 2017
Mosul civilians flee as IS soldiers fight to the end

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 14 - 28
    Beer Sheva
    14 - 27
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 12 - 21
    Jerusalem
    15 - 22
    Haifa
  • 15 - 28
    Elat
    16 - 26
    Tiberias