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Syrian rebels capture parts of northern air base

Syrian rebels capture parts of northern air base

May 5, BEIRUT (AP) — The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rebels moved deep inside Mannagh air base, near the border with Turkey, while under fire from government warplanes. The Aleppo Media Center says rebels captured a tank unit Sunday inside the base. It added that the commander of the base was killed. […]

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US and Britain consider arming Syrian rebels

US and Britain consider arming Syrian rebels

May 3, AP – After having rejected the idea previously, President Barack Obama’s deputies were weighing the option of providing weapons to Syria’s outgunned opposition, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters. The United States said on Thursday it was taking a fresh look at whether to arm Syria’s rebels as the Damascus regime pressed an […]

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Heavy clashes between Syrian rebels, troops at 3 military air bases

Heavy clashes between Syrian rebels, troops at 3 military air bases

BEIRUT (AP) — Rebels, who have been trying to capture the air fields for months, broke into the sprawling Abu Zuhour air base in northwestern Idlib province and Kweiras base in the Aleppo province on Saturday. Fighting raged inside the two facilities Sunday. Syrian rebels seeking to topple President Bashar Assad fought intense battles with […]

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