Syria's divided opposition seeks to unify stance

Syrian opposition fighters from the Syrian Free Army load a home-made rocket launcher connected to a tractor in the Sheikh Maqsud neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on December 2, 2015Syrian opposition groups are set to gather in Saudi Arabia Tuesday to unify their stance ahead of potential talks with the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, whose fate remains a point of contention. It will be the first time that representatives of the political opposition and military factions fighting the regime have come together since the conflict began in 2011. Saudi Arabia is hoping to unite the opposition ahead of talks between parties to the conflict, which world powers hope to hold before January 1.

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