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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-24-11 03:18 AM
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UN Security Council condemns Syria suicide attacks
Source: BBC

The UN Security Council has condemned suicide car bombings in Syria's capital Damascus, which officials say killed 44 people and injured more than 150. <snip>

Syria blamed Friday's attacks on al-Qaeda, but opposition said they were staged by the government to justify its crackdown on protesters.

The attacks were carried out a day after Arab League observers arrived in Syria.

They are tasked with monitoring whether the government complies with a peace agreement that orders all troops to withdraw from the streets, with the aim of ending the violence.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-16324598
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