Fighting Continues Amid Rebels' Doubts on Syria Peace Deal

September 10, 2016 11:31 AM

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Fighting Continues Amid Rebels' Doubts on Syria Peace Deal

The United States and Russia hailed a breakthrough deal early on Saturday to put Syria's peace process back on track, though the war-torn country's rebels said they doubted it would hold and violence raged on in Aleppo.

The agreement reached by the powers backing opposing sides in the conflict promised a nationwide truce effective from sundown on Monday, improved humanitarian aid access and joint military targeting of banned Islamist groups.

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