U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on Monday. The Council voted on a resolution that expressed "deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem," without mentioning the U.S. by name.
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Carla Del Ponte, a former United Nations prosecutor and member of a U.N.-mandated commission of inquiry on the Syria conflict, at a 2013 press conference in Geneva.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters Friday in the southern province of Hatay. Erdogan says the U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base is a "concrete step" but argues that it's not enough.
Several previous cease-fires have collapsed after a matter of days, but there is hope that this one will hold. On Saturday the U.N. Security Council supported the efforts by Russia and Turkey to end the violence.