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Assad foes’ try at unity contentious on first day

Posted: November 5, 2012 at 5:33 a.m.

Syrian girls who fled with their family from the violence in their village keep warm by the fire next to their tent at a camp Sunday in the Syrian village of Atma, near the Turkish border.

Syrian girls who fled with their family from the violence in their village keep warm by the fire next to their tent at a camp Sunday in the Syrian village of Atma, near the Turkish border.

Sharp disagreements arose Sunday on the first day of a Syrian opposition conference meant to forge a more cohesive leadership that the international community says is necessary before it will boost its support for those trying to overthrow President Bashar Assad.

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