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UN Monitor Chief: Violence in Syria Reaches ‘Unprecedented’ Levels

The head of the United Nations monitoring mission in Syria says violence there has reached “unprecedented” levels, and that a cease-fire must be implemented in order for his unarmed observer teams to resume their mission, which was suspended last month. … Continue reading

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UN weighs future of mission in Syria

DAMASCUS – The UN Security Council was to examine the future of its observer mission in violence-wracked Syria yesterday as civilians remained pinned down by regime shelling of rebel strongholds. The mission’s leader Maj. Gen. Robert Mood, whose 300 unarmed … Continue reading

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Syria: RPG explodes yards away from UN monitoring chief

The convoy was carrying Maj Gen Robert Mood, the head of the UN mission, and Herve Ladsous, its peacekeeping chief, but no one was hurt in the explosion. Maj Gen Mood’s vehicle was at an army checkpoint in the Douma … Continue reading

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Over 100 UN monitors in Syria; 300 expected by end of May

After two straight days of bombings in Syria there is relative calm according to Major-General Robert Mood, head of the UN Supervision Mission in the country, UNSMIS. On Wednesday, a bomb exploded near an UNMIS caravan injuring Syrian soldiers. A … Continue reading

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Syria UN Boss Says Monitor Team Growing Fast

By: Time Marshall The man leading the UN monitor mission to Syria has told Sky News he expects to have more than 100 observers in the country within the next few days. Speaking in his first TV interview since arriving … Continue reading

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UN mission head Robert Mood: Only Syrians can end violence

The head of the UN observer mission to Syria has warned that even 1,000 unarmed observers could not end the violence in the country on their own. Arriving in Damascus, Maj Gen Robert Mood urged all sides to cease fighting … Continue reading

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Head of UN mission in Syria urges halt to violence

BEIRUT — The head of the U.N. observer mission in Syria on Sunday called on President Bashar Assad and the country’s opposition to stop fighting and allow a tenuous cease-fire to take hold. Maj. Gen. Robert Mood spoke after arriving … Continue reading

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