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Posted: January 11, 2013 at 2:34 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “If the fighters seize full control of Taftanaz air base and manage to keep it, it would be the first major military airport to fall into rebel hands.” Rami Abdul-Rahman, director of the Britainbased Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Article, 8A

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