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UN-Arab League Envoy Regrets That Syria Truce Crumbled

International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi expressed regret Monday at the failure of a four-day truce in Syria that he had arranged between President Bashar Assad’s government and rebel forces. Brahimi also said after talks with Russian Foreign MinisterSergei Lavrovin Moscow that there was no immediate plan … Continue reading

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Over 400 dead in Syria during Eid Al Adha

The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon confirmed Monday the failure of the truce of Eid al Adha, which ends Monday in Syria where a suicide car bomb killed at least 10 in Damascus and neighborhoods are bombed by government aircraft. … Continue reading

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Brahimi ‘implicitly’ acknowledges failure of his mission in Syria

By: Anna Malpas Syria’s conflict is going from bad to worse, the UN-Arab League peace envoy said Monday after key talks in Moscow on finding a solution, expressing disappointment that his four-day truce plan had failed. “I have said and … Continue reading

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Syria truce collapses, prompting new peace efforts

Fighting and air raids shook Syria yesterday as the international community looked to pick up the pieces of a failed effort to halt the violence for the Eid Al Adha holiday. Related Fresh clashes saw rebels storm regime positions in … Continue reading

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Truce in tatters as 200 killed

DAMASCUS – Fighting raged across Syria and an air raid struck near Damascus on Saturday after a declared ceasefire for a a Eid Al Adha holiday fell apart, with at least 200 killed since it was due to take effect. The … Continue reading

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Video: Syria violence spoils hope for Eid truce

Car bombing in Damascus and fighting in several provinces point to violations of Brahimi’s ceasefire by both sides.

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Almost 150 killed on first day of Syria truce

Beirut – Almost 150 people died on the first day of a barely-observed truce between the warring parties in Syria, a watchdog said, adding that a fresh clashes on Saturday claimed more lives. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said … Continue reading

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Video: Syria Violence Breaks Out, Ending Eid al-Adha Ceasefire

Syrian state television and a rights watchdog say a number of people have been killed following a car bomb attack in Damascus, breaking a temporary cease-fire agreed to by government and rebel forces. The two sides agreed to hold their … Continue reading

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Syria shelling further undermines Eid al-Adha ‘truce’

The Syrian army has heavily shelled several areas of the country, say activists, despite a ceasefire marking the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. Shelling and shooting were reported in the capital, Damascus, in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor and … Continue reading

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At least 25 killed in Syria violence as U.N.-backed truce looks in tatters

Syrian regime forces shot dead 25 people after storming several opposition strongholds throughout the country, according to local monitors said, as a U.N.-backed truce entered a second month looking in tatters. Army forces rained shells on rebel strongholds Douma and … Continue reading

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