November 9, 2012 / 7:45 PM / 5 years ago

Syria's opposition SNC elects George Sabra as new head

DOHA, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The opposition Syrian National Council elected veteran opposition figure George Sabra as its head on Friday.

Sabra, a Christian residing in Turkey, was one of two candidates that the SNC’s executive council chose from in a ballot counted in front of reporters and council members in the Qatari capital Doha where the group has been meeting this week.

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