Activists urge Syrian opposition leader to drop resignation

By REUTERS
March 25, 2013 23:00

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

AMMAN - Supporters of Syrian opposition leader Moaz Alkhatib on Monday pressed him to return as president of the Syrian National Coalition, a day after his resignation complicated Western efforts to back the rebellion against Bashar Assad.

Alkhatib was appointed to head the rebel coalition last November, after Western and Gulf diplomacy to make the opposition to President Assad more united. His departure threatened to undo much of the work of giving international clout to the two-year-old armed revolt.

Moderate civilian and military factions in Alkhatib's hometown of Damascus said in a statement:

"We ask you to take back this resignation immediately. Time is too precious to look for a new leadership."

Related Content

Breaking news
August 14, 2018
Moscow regrets that U.S. is suspending Open Skies treaty

By REUTERS