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14 April 2012 Military News

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  • At Least Seven Die in Syria's Protest Crackdown RIA Novosti 14 Apr 2012 -- At least seven people were killed in various Syrian cities during opposition protests on Friday, Arab media reported citing opposition sources.
  • Syrian Forces 'Shell Homs,' Break Truce - Activists RIA Novosti 14 Apr 2012 -- Syrian troops shelled two central districts of the battered city of Homs throughout the night, al Jazeera television reported on Saturday, citing activists.
  • UN Security Council Adopts Plan to Send Observers to Syria RIA Novosti 14 Apr 2012 -- The UN Security Council unanimously adopted on Saturday the draft resolution to send a group of unarmed observers to Syria to oversee the ceasefire, CNN reported in a live coverage from the 15-nation meeting.
  • Syria: Security Council authorizes deployment of advance military observer team UN News Centre 14 Apr 2012 -- The Security Council today authorized the sending of an advance team of up to 30 unarmed military observers to Syria to report on the implementation of a full cessation of armed violence, pending the deployment of a United Nations supervision mission that will be tasked with monitoring the ceasefire.
  • UN Sending Truce Observers to Syria VOA 14 Apr 2012 -- The United Nations Security Council unanimously gave the go ahead Saturday for a small group of observers to be deployed to Syria to monitor a fragile truce between the government and armed opposition fighters. Some last-minute negotiations were required to win the full 15-nation council's approval.
  • Ban repeats appeal for end to conflict in conversation with Sudan's foreign minister UN News Centre 14 Apr 2012 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today spoke with Sudan's Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti and emphasized the need for an immediate de-escalation of the ongoing conflict with South Sudan, noting that there can be no military solution to the dispute.
  • Sudan's Army Moves on Oil Town Seized by South Sudan VOA 14 Apr 2012 -- Sudan says it has launched a counterattack toward a key town in a major oil-producing region, occupied earlier this week by South Sudanese forces.

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