Syrian opposition alliance elects moderate Islamist as new head

The main Syrian opposition grouping has elected Annas al-Abdah, a Western-backed moderate Islamist, as its new leader.

The 49-year-old geologist replaces Khaled Khoja as head of the Istanbul-based National Coalition of Syrian Opposition and Revolutionary Forces.

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