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Nations to seek cease-fire as slaughter in Syria rages on

World powers convening Friday in Tunisia are mapping out a plan to call for a cease-fire and give political legitimacy to the Syrian opposition, while details emerged that Arab nations have begun supplying arms to Syrian rebels.

(CNN) Tunis - The diplomatic developments follow opposition claims that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces are now emulating elsewhere the shelling attacks against the besieged city of Homs that have left hundreds dead.

At least two people were killed Friday in Homs, during the 21st consecutive day of shelling targeting the center of resistance, according to opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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