News Briefs

  2/21/2012, Shevat 28, 5772

Red Cross Negotiating to Bring Aid to Syria

The Red Cross is negotiating with Syrian government officials as well as with the opposition to achieve a two-hour lull in the fighting between the two sides, it was reported Monday.

The purpose of the lull is to allow the Red Cross to bring medical supplies and humanitarian aid to areas that are under siege in Syria.