Syria rebels seize base in embattled southern province




 
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Syria rebels seize base in embattled southern province
 
March 23rd, 2013  
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Syria rebels seize base in embattled southern province
By Erika Solomon BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rebels seized an air defense base near Syria's strategic southern international highway on Saturday, activists said, a gain that could bolster opposition fighters trying to secure supply routes to the capital Damascus. Syria's southern provinces bordering Jordan and Israel have become an increasingly significant battleground as the embattled capital comes into play, with President Bashar al-Assad's forces and his loyalist militias hitting back hard to prevent rebel advances. ...




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