Arab League recognizes Syria’s new opposition bloc

The Arab League on Monday recognized a newly formed Syrian opposition bloc as “legitimate,” urging more opposition groups to join the coalition, but Lebanon dissociated itself from the AL action.

GCC recognises new Syria opposition bloc

The Gulf Cooperation Council said Monday its six member states have recognised the newly formed National Coalition of the Syrian opposition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people. “The states of the council announce recognising the National Coalition for the Forces of the Syrian Revolution and Opposition… as the legitimate representative of the brotherly […]

Newly united Syrian opposition seeks diplomatic recognition

The leader of Syria’s newly united opposition has headed to Arab League headquarters in Cairo to push for diplomatic recognition, buoyed by the hard-won unity deal among the disparate factions. Mouaz al-Khatib, 52,