Syrian fighters battle on, ignoring Muslim holiday




 
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Syrian fighters battle on, ignoring Muslim holiday
 
October 15th, 2013  
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Syrian fighters battle on, ignoring Muslim holiday
By Dominic Evans BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian air force jets and helicopters bombed rebel-held districts across the country on Tuesday, the first day of the Muslim festival of Eid al Adha, and rebel fighters fired rockets into the heart of Damascus. President Bashar al-Assad, whose forces are battling a civil war which grew out of protests against his rule two years ago, was shown on state television attending morning prayers with ministers at a Damascus mosque at the start of the Eid holiday. ...




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