US-Russia agreement

Truce Takes Hold in Aleppo But Fighting Goes on Elsewhere in Syria

AMMAN, May 5  – Relative calm prevailed on Thursday in the Syrian city of Aleppo following a U.S.-Russian agreement to extend a cessation of hostilities that had crumbled after nearly two weeks of violence between rebels and government forces that killed dozens. Syrian state media said the army would abide by a “regime of calm”

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