Ramadan fails to curtail Syrian violence

Government forces in Syria are launching all-out counter attacks in the capital to reclaim districts held by rebels. But the country is now facing a new, religious front. It’s split over when to start marking the Islamic Holy month of Ramadan.

It’s meant to be a time of peace and prayer in the Muslim world – but Syrians have little hope it will help curtail violence.



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