Saturday, December 8, 2012
Syrian refugees cross from Syria to Turkey by the Orontes river, near the village of Hacipasa, Turkey, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Syrian rebel commanders have elected a new 30-member leadership council and a chief of staff, a senior rebel said Saturday in a major step toward unifying the opposition that is fighting to oust President Bashar Assad. The Supreme Military Council, which was chosen Friday during a meeting in Turkey, will work with the political leadership that was chosen last month in Qatar.
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