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Syria unrest: Arab League observer ultimatum passes

Posted By yihan On November 25, 2011 @ 8:46 am In World News | Comments Disabled

BBC News [1]
Friday, November 25, 2011

An Arab League deadline for Syria to allow an observer mission or face sanctions has passed with no response from Damascus to the ultimatum.

The deadline was set for 11:00 GMT. Earlier, the league warned it would meet on Saturday to discuss sanctions.

The league wants 500 observers to enter Syria to monitor the situation amid continuing protests, but Damascus has reportedly agreed to let in only 40.

Meanwhile, new evidence has emerged of protests turning into armed insurgency.

Full story here. [1]


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[1] BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-15887364

[2] Arab League Observer Seeking to Provoke Civil War in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/arab-league-observer-seeking-to-provoke-civil-war-in-syria.html

[3] Syria given 24 hours to sign Arab League deal or face sanctions: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-given-24-hours-to-sign-arab-league-deal-or-face-sanctions.html

[4] Arab League Arrogance: Working Towards a Pretext to Wage a “Humanitarian War” on Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/arab-league-arrogance-working-towards-a-pretext-to-wage-a-humanitarian-war-on-syria.html

[5] Syria crisis: Kofi Annan quits as UN-Arab League envoy: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-crisis-kofi-annan-quits-as-un-arab-league-envoy.html

[6] While Blood Flows, Arab League Call Their Meeting In Cairo To Discuss… Syria?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/while-blood-flows-arab-league-call-their-meeting-in-cairo-to-discuss-syria.html

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