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Siege of key Syria air base ends in victory for rebels

Syrian rebels and Islamic militants overran a major military air base in the north Friday and, buoyed by the victory, intensified their offensive on two other bases in their most aggressive campaign yet to erode the air supremacy on which the regime of President Bashar Assad has increasingly relied in the past year.

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  • Headline: Siege of key Syria air base ends in victory for rebels
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 01/12/2013
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