|President of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces|
6 July 2013 – 12 July 2014
|Prime Minister||Ghassan Hitto (Acting)
|Preceded by||George Sabra (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||Hadi al-Bahra|
|Born|| 15 September 1969 
|Alma mater||Beirut Arab University|
Ahmad Jarba (Arabic: أحمد العاصي الجربا), born in the city of Qamishli in 1969, is a Syrian leader and former political prisoner. He is a public opponent of Bashar al-Assad and between 6 July 2013 and 11 July 2014 he was President of the Syrian National Coalition, which is the main coalition of opposition groups in the Syrian Civil War, as well as being a member of the Syrian National Council. His election took place in the second round of voting of a three days meeting organized by the Coalition in order to renew its board. He obtained 55 votes, three more than his rival Mustafa Sabbagh, who was supported by Qatar. According to a July 2013 article in The Economist, "there is little reason to believe he will wield more influence than his predecessor, Moaz al-Khatib."
- "Syrian opposition body elects new president". Reuters. 9 July 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
- Ahmad al-Jarba: 'Al-Assad will not win'
- "Better than the one before?". The Economist. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013.
- "Syrian National Coalition facing splits over new president". Asharq Al-Awsat. 12 July 2014.
- "Who’s who: Ahmad Assi Jarba". The Syrian Observer. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
- "Syria opposition re-elects Jarba as leader". Al Arabiya. 6 January 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
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