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. >> reporter: hospitals were a deliberate target. doctors without borders claim, accusing russia or syria. >> to be today a doctor or a nurse in -- in the area controlled by the opposition, it's equal to being a criminal. >> reporter: 700 health care workers have been injured or killed in the syrian conflict. 112 medical facilities were hit in 2015. seaterian ambassador to russia claim u.s. strikes destroyed one hospital today, an acquisition the u.s.-led coalition denied. just days ago a partial cease-fire was of state john kerry and u.s. allies meeting in germany. >> this has been a period of intensified bombing, particularly in the north of syria. we have condemned that in the strongest terms. >> reporter: today syrian president bashar al assad says he believes the cease-fire will be difficult to implement. just days from the deadline for a cessation in hostilities announced by secretary kerry last week, and there is little sign the fighting will end. keir simmons, nbc news, damascus. >>> thousand flocked to see pope francis today at a stadium in mexico's poorest state. he met with fam
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isis claimed responsibility for a series of horrific deadly attacks in syria, the u.s. and russia have agreed to another crease fire deal for that country, but like the first truce that failed to take hold the new deal would not prevent the type of violence inflicted by isis yesterday. nbc's keir simmons explains. >> reporter: a little boy, his face covered in blood, is carried suicide attack in syria's capital. almost simultaneously burning vehicles, twisted metal, isis targeting the city of homs. at least 129 killed in the double bombing on sunday. isis is one of several jihadist groups not included in a new syrian cease-fire announced by the u.s. and russia, sealed with a phone call between president obama and vladimir putin late today. it's the second truce brokered this month. the original deal was all but ignored last week, but it did allow for five towns under siege to receive desperately needed aid. children scramling to chickpeas after spilling of a food truck. >> it's a sign of progress. >> reporter: it's a sign of progress. >> it is. >> reporter: and a new u.n. report i
america and russia agrg to a cessation hostilitiewiin one weekndumanitarian aid to cties end siege,ufferi staron.>> and wt have areords o pape what wneed to see in actis on the gd, the field. >> reporter: major players the fight, includsyrian president basharl assad and the rebels fighting him areot part of the deal. neither is isis. and today asd is wing treta the ole country. president assad is veryisiblyn control of the cital damasc while ode the city his forces are clearly on t offensiv the syriany advancing, ssiaair strikes. >> they have gained montumper hand. wothey sp now? while in damasc febeevth fitingst youre will be e now? >> ion think so. i think nody -- nody kws when the peace is gon >>-year-old aya's legs were broken in an air rdhile s was out buying cookies. shsne of t of thounds who have fled. losi he. keir simmo, nbc ne, damascus. >>a major announcement from three federal agencies aboua possible danger that c news first reported on nearly aear and a half ago. the governme will instigate the potentl health risks from a type of turf that children on all acss the nn.
including america and russia agreeing to a cessation of hostilities within one week and humidian aid to communities end siege suffering starvation. here are words on paper. what we need to see in the next few days are actions on the ground, in the field >> reporter: major players in the fight, including syrian president bashar al assad and the rebels fighting him are not part of the deal. neither is isis. and today assad is vowing to retake the whole country. president assad is very visibly in control of the capital damascus while outside the city his forces are clearly on the offensive. the syrian army advancing, backed by russian air strikes. >> they have gained momentum, the upper hand. now? >> while in damascus few people the fighting will stop. >> do you believe now. >> i don't think so. i think nobody -- nobody knows when the peace is gone. >> 6-year-old aya's lex were broken while in an air raid while she's one of tens of thousands who have fled. those still here losing hope. news, damascus. >>> a major announcement from three federal agencies about a possible first reported o
bush over foreign policy and how to fight isis in syria. >> it is ludicrous to suggest that russia could be a partner in this. >> jeb is so wrong. >> while donald trump was building a reality tv show, my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. >> the world trade center came down during your brother's reign. remember that. [ boos ] >> reporter: marco rubio trying to rebound from his last debate came to bush's defense today blaming 9/11 on bill clinton's decision not to take out bin laden. >> that's what allowed al qaeda to cry and to continue to prosper and in 2001 have the ability to strike america. >> reporter: they clashed over immigration. at one point cruz took question with something rubio had said in a spanish language interview. >> i don't know how he knows what i said on univision because he doesn't speak spanish. second of all -- [ speaking spanish ] >> reporter: cruz also pounced on trump for what he called the billionaire's past liberal positions. >> you are the single biggest liar. you probably are worse than jeb bush. you are the single biggest liar.
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