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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-27-11 04:41 AM
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Syria unrest: Arab League monitors begin mission
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Source: BBC

A group of 50 Arab League observers has begun its mission in Syria to verify compliance with a regional plan to end months of violence.

The head of the mission was reported to be heading to the volatile city of Homs, where activists said security forces killed 30 people on Monday. <snip>

After Monday's violence, activists said armoured vehicles were pulling out of the Baba Amr district of Homs early on Tuesday. <snip>

Large numbers of army deserters are reported to have joined armed rebels in the Free Syrian Army in recent weeks to launch attacks on pro-government troops.

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