Middle East

New opposition prime minister faces daunting Al-Qaeda challenge

Ahmad Tuma, Syria's newly elected interim Prime Minister by the Syrian opposition National Coalition (SNC), shakes hand with the chief of SNC, Ahmad Jarba (R) after a press conference on September 15, 2013, in Istanbul. (AFP PHOTO/ HO / SNC MEDIA OFFICE)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 16, 2013, on page 8.




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