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Fighting rages in Damascus suburbs

Posted: January 25, 2013 at 5:11 a.m.

Syrian warplanes bombed rebel areas near Damascus on Thursday as President Bashar Assad’s troops battled opposition fighters for control of the road linking the capital to the country’s largest airport.

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