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U.N. monitors find tanks, resentful residents in Syria town

By: Mariam Karouny United Nations ceasefire monitors, in the Syrian town of Douma on Saturday, saw that the army had not withdrawn tanks in line with a truce agreement and were confronted by residents who complained that the U.N. observers … Continue reading

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UN Mission Chief in Syria Cautiously Optimistic

By: Elizabeth Arrott The U.N. mission in Syria is a small contingent trying to monitor a very large conflict. Violence continues in Homs, Hama, Damascus and elsewhere despite a cease-fire agreed to by the government and the opposition last month. … 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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Syria observers go to Damascus suburbs during United Nations mission

  BEIRUT, Lebanon – United Nations observers monitoring Syria’s shaky cease-fire visited a string of rebellious Damascus suburbs Monday, while the European Union looked set to levy new sanctions to increase the pressure on President Bashar Assad’s regime. The moves … Continue reading

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Belgium calls for UN monitoring mission to be deployed in Syria

Belgian Foreign Minister, Didier Reynders, is to attend the Istanbul International Meeting of the “Group of Friends of the Syrian People” on Sunday. The meeting will also consider options that could lead to a solution to the conflict. In Syria, … Continue reading

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