Syria rebels seize dam, blast on Turkish border




 
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Syria rebels seize dam, blast on Turkish border
 
February 11th, 2013  
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Syria rebels seize dam, blast on Turkish border
AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rebels have captured Syria's biggest hydro-electric dam and battled army tank units near the center of Damascus, activists said as the opposition renewed an offer on Monday to negotiate the departure of President Bashar al-Assad. On the Turkish border, nine people were killed when a car arriving from rebel-held territory in northwestern Syria blew up at the Reyhanli frontier crossing; Turkish officials said it was unclear whether the blast was a suicide attack or an accident. ...




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