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Syrian Rebels Say no Point to Cease-fire With Assad Blocking Humanitarian Aid

The fragile three-day-old Syrian cease-fire negotiated by the U.S. and Russia appeared increasingly troubled Thursday with Moscow accusing Washington of failing to rein in rebel militias, and insurgent commanders saying there’s little point to the truce while Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, continues to block United Nations aid from reaching the besieged city of Aleppo.   In a statement issued Thursday, the Russian defense ministry claimed U.S. diplomats are hiding behind a...

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