Assad accepts Eid ceasefire

Smoke from what activists say was missile firing by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Assad. Credit: Reuters

President Bashar al-Assad has accepted an Eid ceasefire, the UN Arab League mediator for the Syrian conflict, Lakhdar Brahimi, told the UN Security Council.

A statement is expected to be issued tomorrow, according to Reuters.


10 killed in Damascus car bomb

Ten people have been reportedly killed after a car bomb in Damascus. SANA news agency are reporting that 50 people have been injured in the explosion which has also left 20 cars and 15 stores damaged.