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January 19, 2012 5:27 pm
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All Eyes on UN Security Council As Arab League Mandate Expires in Syria

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Washington Post – DAMASCUS – The mandate of a much-criticized Arab League monitoring mission in Syria expired Thursday amid calls from opposition activists to abandon the effort as a failure.

Arab ministers are due to meet Sunday to decide whether to extend the mission for another month or seek tougher action against the government led by President Bashar al-Assad, whose crackdown a 10-month old uprising has so far left at least 5,000 people dead.

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