The government and the armed opposition have signed a ceasefire, in a hopeful step after weeks of bloody fighting.
A ceasefire was announced between Israel and Hamas and came into force an hour ago.
Some say Assad has already benefited from the mere talk of a ceasefire, even if the peace never comes to pass.
But for those talks to work, all sides will have to agree to a ceasefire.
When fighting flares over Gaza, world leaders and pundits scamper to the same old and feeble solution: a ceasefire.
Davis-Bellamy says that Philadelphia ceasefire outreach workers help hustlers get off the corner by addressing these barriers.
First, the Egyptians released their ceasefire proposal as Kerry was preparing to board the plane from Vienna to Cairo.
The ceasefire that the United States had hoped might end the Gaza war broke open Friday with the abduction of an Israeli officer.
It appears, as of this writing, that a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is imminent.
If the ceasefire holds for just two months, Netanyahu will be reelected easily.