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  10/24/2012, Cheshvan 8, 5773

Syrian Gov't, Rebels Accept UN-Brokered 'Truce'

The Syrian government and “most” rebel leaders have reportedly accepted a truce brokered by United Nations envoy Lakhdar Brahimi. The ceasefire, which reportedly is to be in effect during this week's Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, has not yet been signed, however.