Iraq attempts Syria talks

Iraq's foreign minister will hold talks with the Damascus regime and opposition groups to try to end months of unrest, as deadly clashes raged Sunday between deserters and regular troops. A senior Omani government official, meanwhile, said the Arab League was "optimistic" that by Monday Syria will sign a proposal to send an observer mission […]

AFP reports:

Iraq's foreign minister will hold talks with the Damascus regime and opposition groups to try to end months of unrest, as deadly clashes raged Sunday between deserters and regular troops.

A senior Omani government official, meanwhile, said the Arab League was "optimistic" that by Monday Syria will sign a proposal to send an observer mission to the restive country.