Beyond monitors, world deeply divided on Syria

Moscow and Beijing have repeatedly said they want to avoid a Libya-style externally backed regime change.

UN monitors due in Syria as violence persists

The plan is seen as the only remaining chance for diplomacy, as it has the backing of Syria allies Russia and China.

Arab League calls urgent meeting on Syria monitors

The Arab League called Tuesday for an emergency meeting to discuss whether to withdraw the group`s monitors from Syria.

Day of mass protests urged as monitors visit Syria

Internet activists are urging
regime opponents emboldened by the presence of observers to
take to Syria`s streets on Friday.