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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-26-11 04:31 AM
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Syria unrest: More Arab League observers due to arrive
Source: BBC

More Arab League observers are due to arrive in Syria as part of a deal with Damascus to try to end months of violence gripping the country.

The main opposition group urged them to go immediately to the central city of Homs, which is reportedly besieged by government forces. <snip>

About 50 Arab League monitors are expected to arrive within the next few hours - several days after a nine-member advance team landed in Damascus.

They will split up into smaller groups and, according to the agreement, should be free to go wherever they want to see what is happening.

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