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Syria violence flares after rebel deadline

By: Oliver Holmes Syrian rebels killed at least 80 army soldiers in a surge of attacks at the weekend, an opposition watchdog said on Monday, carrying out their threat to resume fighting if President Bashar al-Assad failed to observe a … Continue reading

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Syria deadline passes, no reported violence

BEIRUT – The deadline for a U.N. backed ceasefire aimed at halting more than a year of bloodshed in Syria passed on Thursday with no immediate reports of violence. People in the restive provinces of Homs, Hama and Idlib which … Continue reading

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Activist: no violence at Syria truce deadline

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A deadline for a U.N.-brokered cease-fire passed without reports of major violence at dawn Thursday, opposition activists said, just hours after Syria promised to observe a halt in fighting. Under a peace plan by international envoy Kofi Annan, a … Continue reading

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West warns Syria as deadline looms

Western powers pressed Syria to adhere to a ceasefire with only hours to go before the UN-backed deadline, as North Korea’s plans for a rocket launch also raised mounting concern. Western powers pressed Syria to adhere to a ceasefire with … Continue reading

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Turkey may take ‘steps’ after Syria deadline

Turkey’s prime minister has said the country will wait “patiently” to see if Syria abides by a cease-fire deadline, but may take certain “steps” if the violence does not stop after that. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan did not specify Saturday what … Continue reading

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U.S. warns Syria not to deceive

BEIRUT -The United States warned Syria not to try to deceive the world about compliance with a cease-fire that is just days away, as regime forces pounded more opposition strongholds Saturday in an apparent rush to crush resistance before troops … Continue reading

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‘Massacre’ Ahead Of Syria Ceasefire Deadline

More than 100 people are reported to have been killed by the latest wave of government attacks in Syria, just days before the deadline for a ceasefire. Residents in the town of Latamna, in the province of Hama, claimed 40 … Continue reading

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Nearly 130 killed ahead of Syria deadline

Nearly 130 people were reported killed across Syria yesterday, 86 of them civilians, as regime forces pressed a protest crackdown three days ahead of a deadline to cease fire and pull back. Monitors reported the escalation in violence despite UN … Continue reading

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Arab League Council to reconvene on Syria Dec. 21

The Arab ministerial committee on Syria concluded its meeting here Saturday after adopting a final statement that lashed out at the Syrian government for continuing to evade signing the protocol on the deployment of Arab monitors in the country. The … Continue reading

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Arab League meeting on Syria postponed

Arab League foreign ministers have postponed indefinitely their meeting on responding to Syria’s proposal to admit observers in exchange for an end to regional sanctions, the Arab League says. A meeting of the Arab task force in charge of the … Continue reading

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