In Syria, United Nations patrols have suspended their work, citing an "intensification of armed violence" that has prevented their marching orders, according to the New York Times.
"U.N. observers will not be conducting patrols and will stay in their locations until further notice," the head of the mission, Maj. Gen. Robert Mood, said in a statement. The suspension of activities, he said, would be reviewed "on a daily basis.
(CNN) -- Syrian opposition activists slammed the United Nations on Sunday for suspending its observer mission in the nation, saying it is "unjustifiable and unacceptable" for the international community to fail to protect civilians ... Read Post
DAMASCUS — Syria's opposition has urged the United Nations to send armed peacekeepers into the country after UN monitors suspended their operations because of raging violence. The exiled Syrian National Council, the country's main o... Read Post