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  • Yussef al-Ahmad, Syria's ambassador to the Arab League, is surrounded by cameramen during the Arab League emergency session on Syria at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov.12, 2011. The Arab League has voted to suspend Syria from all meetings until it implements a plan to end bloodshed. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Arab League votes to suspend Syria over bloodshed

    The Arab League voted Saturday to suspend Syria in four days and warned the regime could face sanctions if it does not end its bloody crackdown against anti-government protesters. The decision was a symbolic blow to a nation that prides itself on being a powerhouse of Arab nationalism.


  • Protesters chant slogans during a demonstration against the Syrian regime in front of the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Syria accepts Arab League proposal to end crisis

    Syria has accepted an Arab League proposal calling for it to withdraw armored vehicles from the streets and stop violence against protesters in a bid to end the country's 7-month-old political crisis, which has led to the deaths of some 3,000 people.


  • The crowd chants slogans against Mr. Assad. Syria's opposition has refused to enter into any dialogue as long as he remains in power. (Associated Press)

    Syria accepts Arab League's call to halt crackdown on protesters

    Syria accepted an Arab League proposal calling for it to withdraw armored vehicles from the streets and stop violence against protesters in a bid to end the country's seven-month-old political crisis that has led to the deaths of some 3,000 people.


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