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Syria Agrees to US-Russia Cease-fire Plan

Syria said Tuesday it accepts a cease-fire plan proposed by the United States and Russia that would begin Saturday. A Syrian government statement said the military will continue its operations against Islamic State and al-Qaida-linked groups. The U.S.-Russia plan also does not apply to those militants, and any other groups have until Friday to confirm their participation. The main Syrian opposition High Negotiations Committee said late Monday it agrees to the cease-fire as long as...

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