15 Dead in Syria

    Member of the Free Syrian Army's "Freedom for the River Assi Brigade" fire in the air to celebrate their return to Qusayr after an attack on Syrian regime forces in the village of Nizareer, near the Lebanese border in Homs province, on May 12, 2012. Violence in Syria cost at least eight lives on May 12, even as a UN force to oversee a truce neared half its planned strength, monitors said, while an Islamist group claimed deadly blasts in Damascus.  AFP PHOTO/STR        (Photo credit should read -/AFP/GettyImages)

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    At least 15 are dead in Syria today as the U.N. attempts to enforce a truce between rebels and president Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Those killed in the ongoing violent clashes reportedly include soldiers, journalists, civilians, and at least one child. Military observers from the U.N. are currently in the area with the objective of negotiating a ceasefire.

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