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  10/16/2011, Tishrei 18, 5772

Arab League to Syria: 2 Weeks to End Violence

Foreign ministers from the Arab League warned Syria, Sunday evening, that it had 15 days to end domestic violence or face suspension from the organization.

Meeting in emergency session in Cairo, the ministers appointed a committee, headed by Qatar, to monitor Syria's response. More than 3,000 people have been killed during anti-government demonstrations and government actions against civilians.