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Syria envoy Lakhdar Brahimi voices doubts on Syria peace talks

„Frankly I doubt whether the conference will take place in July. The opposition has their next meeting on July 4-5. So I don’t think they will be ready,” Lakhdar Brahimi said ahead of the meeting with Russian and US officials.

The Muslim Brothehood Prepares for a Comeback in Syria by Raphaël Lefèvre

The Muslim Brotherhood is the most powerful group in Syria’s exiled political opposition network. It is also emerging as a significant presence in rebel-held territory in northern Syria, where it is rebuilding its grassroots movement after thirty years in exile. But the Brotherhood’s success in the next stage of the Syrian revolution depends on its ability to address several significant challenges.