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‘Serious doubts’ about Syria commitment to truce, report

New attacks by Syrian security forces Saturday raised “serious doubts” about the government’s commitment to a fragile ceasefire, the US envoy to the United Nations, Susan Rice and other western diplomats said. “This resumed violence casts serious doubts yet again on the regime’s commitment to a cessation of violence,” Rice told the UN Security Council [...]
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UN envoy: Syria, rebels agree to truce for Muslim holiday

News : The Newsroom (2 years ago)

The Syrian government and some rebel leaders have agreed to a ceasefire during an upcoming four-day Muslim holiday, the U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria announced Wednesday. Read Post

U.N. Security Council to vote on new resolution as clashes rage in Syria

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

Syrian rebels clashed with government forces in the capital Thursday as the United Nations Security Council prepared to vote on a new resolution aimed at ending the escalating violence in the nation. International envoy Kofi Annan r... Read Post

U.S. says Syria shelling of Homs violates ceasefire

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 years ago)

U.S. envoy to the United Nations Susan Rice said on Saturday that Syria's shelling of the city of Homs had violated a fragile ceasefire in the 13-month-long conflict that has brought the country to the brink of civil war. Activists ... Read Post


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