Al-Assad Bashar SyriaIn a stinging rebuke to President Bashar Assad, the Arab League voted Saturday to suspend Syria’s membership if his government does not take steps within four days to implement a peace plan designed to end months of unrest that has led to hundreds of deaths.

The 22-member league warned that Syria will face further sanctions if they do not withdraw armed forces from populated areas, release political prisoners and begin a dialogue with opponents.

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