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Topic - Nejib Mrad
Syrian troops shelled and raided opposition strongholds nationwide on Tuesday, activists said, prompting an urgent appeal by international envoy Kofi Annan to the Syrian regime to halt violence and give his truce plan a chance.
Outside the capital, dozens of protesters attacked the ruling Ennahda Party offices in the eastern town of Monastir on Monday but did not manage to storm the building, Nejib Mrad, a lawmaker for the moderate Islamist party, told Agence France-Presse.