Rebels seize piece of Syrian base

Regime forces retreat from Aleppo post; road ambush kills 13

Posted: December 11, 2012 at 3:09 a.m.

Free Syrian Army fighters take cover Monday behind trees outside a military base near Azaz, Syria.

Rebels captured part of a sprawling Syrian army base outside the northern city of Aleppo, tightening the opposition’s grip on areas close to the Turkish border, activists said Monday.


Uprising in Syria

Syrian boys, whose family fled their home in Idlib, walk to their tent Monday at a camp for displaced Syrians in the village of Atmeh, Syria.

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