Antisemitism in the US is on the rise - what do US senators and Israeli ministers have to say about it?
International truce monitors begin work in Syria
ByREUTERS
April 16, 2012 12:05

GENEVA - An advance team of UN ceasefire monitors started work in Syria on Monday, seeking to ensure that both government forces and the opposition respect the terms of a truce, mediator Kofi Annan's spokesman said.

A team of six observers arrived in Damascus late on Sunday night, led by Moroccan Colonel Ahmed Himmiche.



"The mission will start with setting up operating headquarters this morning, and reaching out to the Syrian government and the opposition forces so that both sides fully understand the role of the UN observers," spokesman Ahmad Fawzi said in a statement.

"The remaining 25 are expected to arrive in the next few days," he said.

Read the full story here

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
March 25, 2017
Philippine troops rescue ship captain kidnapped by militants

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 11 - 23
    Beer Sheva
    12 - 21
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 9 - 18
    Jerusalem
    12 - 20
    Haifa
  • 16 - 26
    Elat
    12 - 24
    Tiberias