News Briefs

  2/22/2013, Adar 12, 5773

Brahimi's Mission to Syria Renewed to End of 2013

The United Nations announced, Thursday, that the contract of Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi to try to find a diplomatic solution to Syria's civil war has been extended to the end of 2013. The joint mission with the Arab League had been scheduled to end on Friday.

At least 53 people were killed in a Damascus car bombing on Thursday.