U.N.-Arab League international Syria mediator Lakhdar Brahimi speaks during a press conference with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby, left, at the Arab league headquarters i

 

              U.N.-Arab League international Syria mediator Lakhdar Brahimi speaks during a press conference with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby, left, at the Arab league headquarters i
U.N.-Arab League international Syria mediator Lakhdar Brahimi speaks during a press conference with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby, left, at the Arab league headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, March 18, 2013. The fighting in the Syrian civil war has settled into a bloody stalemate and shows no signs of stopping, despite several tentative proposals from both sides to find a peaceful resolution to the conflict. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)