Arab League observers began their mission in Syria on December 26
Arab League observers arrive at a Damascus church on January 12 to attend a mass for an infant killed during the 10-month uprising. Gulf Arab states have decided to pull their observers sent to Syria as part of an Arab League mission out of the restive country, they announced in a joint official statement on Tuesday. © Joseph Eid - AFP/File
Arab League observers began their mission  in Syria on December 26
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Last updated: January 24, 2012

Gulf states to pull observers from Syria

Gulf Arab states have decided to pull their observers sent to Syria as part of an Arab League mission out of the restive country, they announced in a joint official statement on Tuesday.

"Gulf Cooperation Council states have decided to follow Saudi Arabia's decision to pull out its observers from the Arab League mission in Syria," the GCC statement said.

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