Syria fighting eases as safe zones plan begins By | Last Updated: 7th May, 2017, 00:00

BEIRUT: Fighting subsided in Syria on Saturday after a deal signed by government backers Russia and Iran and rebel supporter Turkey to create four “de-escalation zones” began to take effect,…

Syria fighting eases as safe zones plan begins

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