Arab Israeli Conflict
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This is a developing story.
According to the Syrian Al-Marsad organization for human rights, Thursday's attack on the Dabaa military airport in central Syria was aimed at Hezbollah members and militias.
Syria, Iran and Russia all said Israel was responsible for carrying out the attack at the T-4 air base near Homs.
Kofi Annan announces first visit to Syria since presenting peace plan; UN nearing full deployment of 300-member unarmed observer forces; Ban blames al-Qaida for recent suicide bombings.
Forces loyal to President Assad shell, rocket embattled town; FSA member: "Rastan has been destroyed."
Activists say violence has dropped in city of Homs as chief UN monitor arrives; Grenades fired at Central Bank, state TV says.
Smuggling food, medicine to opposition considered by security forces to be "aiding terrorists" and treated as severely as weapons smuggling.
Mediator calls on Syrian forces, opposition fighters to put down their weapons; observer mission subject to assessment.
Observer mission subject to assessment; Independent opposition figure: Post-Assad Syria would seek regional peace.
By OREN KESSLER AND REUTERS
Resolution says observer mission subject to assessment by Ban Ki-moon, notes cessation of violence incomplete.
Activists claim shelling ceased only to make it look as if gov't was abiding by truce; UNSC to vote on increasing monitors.
Advance party of UN observers set to begin monitoring adherence to ceasefire amid reports of fighting between rebels, gov't.
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