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Syrian rebels seize government airbase in Idlib

The UN agency for Al-Nusra Front announced it has captured a major airbase in northwestern Syria after a two-year siege by the group. The group also announced on Wednesday that it killed at least 100 government forces and captured 60 others, in addition to capturing large quantities of weapons. In a[…]

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Syria government loses stronghold in Idlib: reports

Fighters of Syria’s al-Qaeda affiliate and its allies have overrun the last major government-held city in the northwestern province of Idlib, according to the monitoring group. The fighters launched their attack on Jisr al-Shughur on Thursday, seeking to capitalise on their capture of the provincial capital last month and open[…]

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Senior Nusra Front commander killed in Syria

An air strike by Syrian government forces has killed a senior commander of al-Nusra Front, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda, the group and state media have said. The SANA state news agency said Abu Hammam al-Shami, also known as al-Farouq al-Suri, was killed in a special army operation in Idlib[…]

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Explosion hits Syria intelligence facility in Aleppo

A large explosion struck a Syrian intelligence building in the northern city of Aleppo on Wednesday, setting off heavy clashes between insurgents and government troops, two activist groups said. The Aleppo Media Center and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the massive blast hit a branch of the[…]

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Syria rebels capture key Idlib army bases

The Syrian army has lost control of two strategic bases in the northwestern province of Idlib to al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front and other rebel factions following heavy fighting, a monitoring group said. Al-Nusra Front, in coordination with rebel groups of Jund al-Aqsa and Ahrar al-Sham, seized Hamidiyeh and Wadi al-Deif army[…]

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