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Syrian Rebels Spurn Kremlin's 'Cease-Fire'

Senior members of the rebel coalition arrayed against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were either deeply skeptical or outright scornful of Russia's attempt to promote a cease-fire plan — because, they say it might only prolong and expand civilians' suffering. Mohammed Adeeb, a senior figure in the 10,000-strong Shamiya Front, an alliance of secular and moderate armed factions, said his associates are dismissing the cease-fire offer as "a feint." Adeeb, head of...

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