Arab League gives Syria deadline to enact cease-fire

17.10.2011                      19.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 3

Arabische Liga:

Arab League gives Syria deadline to enact cease-fire

League stops short of suspending Syria over its bloody crackdown on protesters, reflecting deep divisions among the body's 22 nations.

Gulf countries seeking to suspend Syria's membership to the Arab League over its bloody crackdown on protesters failed to gain enough support to push the measure through, reflecting deep divisions among the body's 22 nations.
Arab foreign ministers met Sunday at the group's Cairo headquarters behind closed doors for an initial 3-hour session without Syria's representative, then took a break and reconvened for talks with Syrian diplomats that lasted late into the night….