Members of the Syrian National Council have asked leaders attending global summits to act and not just speak about resolving the crisis in Syria.
Regime forces also unleashed a new round of heavy shelling and sent reinforcements to a mountainous area near the coastal city of Latakia.
Syria`s main opposition group, the Syrian National Council (SNC), has elected Kurdish activist Abdel Basset Sieda as its new leader.
The Syrian National Council was formed in Istanbul in September 2011. It has been a strong force challenging the Syrian government ``s rule over its handling of domestic protests.
Syria is becoming increasingly isolated with the US pulling out its ambassador to Damascus on Monday.
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