January 2012
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);1/13/2012, Vol. 144 Issue 1284, p3
The article reports that several Arab League monitors have left Syria because of their failed mission to stop President Bashar al-Assad's violent crackdown on a revolt against his rule. According to Arab League head Nabil Elaraby, he feared for a possible civil war in the country as a consequence as the credibility of the League's monitoring mission was miscarried. Moreover, British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirms that there are at least 21 people killed in the country.


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