Syrian opposition chief Ahmad Jarba speaks during a press conference following the Friends of Syria Meeting at the Foreign Office in London on May 15, 2014. AFP PHOTO / POOL/ MATT DUNHAM
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The minister of defense for Syria's opposition government has resigned following disagreements with the body's head, opposition sources said on Monday, highlighting divisions among President Bashar al-Assad's opponents.Mustafa, in his sixties, served as minister of agriculture under Assad's father, Hafez al-Assad, but defected after the uprising against 40 years of family rule started in 2011 and turned into a civil war.A rebel source close to Mustafa said he resigned on Sunday night to protest a lack of funds for his fighters from Coalition head Ahmed Jarba.
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