U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria

FILE PHOTO: A Syrian army soldier stands next to a Syrian flag in Umm al-Mayazen, in the countryside of Deraa, Syria, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/Files

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – The United States called on Wednesday for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country’s northwest, where the government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held territory. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad launched his assault late last month saying rebels had breached an existing ceasefire, […]

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