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Top Syrian Rebel Leader Quits, Cites Rebel Infighting

A top rebel leader of the U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army has resigned, to protest infighting among rebel groups trying to topple the government of President Bashar al-Assad. Abdul Jabbar Akaidi -- the rebel colonel who led the massive July 2012 assault on the Syrian city of Aleppo -- said he is quitting to protest internal disputes he says led to the government capture on Friday of the strategic northern town of Safira. Akaidi also linked his resignation to the failure of the international ...

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