Syria rebels seize base as envoy holds talks




 
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Syria rebels seize base as envoy holds talks
 
January 11th, 2013  
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Syria rebels seize base as envoy holds talks
BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - Rebels seized control of one of Syria's largest helicopter bases on Friday, opposition sources said, in their first capture of a military airfield used by President Bashar al-Assad's forces. Fighting raged across the country as international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi sought a political solution to Syria's civil war, meeting senior U.S. and Russian officials in Geneva. But the two world powers are still deadlocked over Assad's fate in any transition. ...




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