Syria and the United Nations have signed an agreement in Damascus on the terms of the ceasefire monitoring mission, according to Reuters. The Syrian government have agreed to the protocol on the deployment of more observers.
Syrian troops have shelled the central city of Homs in an apparent violation of an internationally brokered ceasefire, activists said.
Five protesters killed in Syria and UN envoys meet to vote on a resolution authorising the deployment of 30 UN observers to the country.
The UN is drafting a resolution to enable 30 unarmed observers to monitor the fragile ceasefire in Syria.