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175 Syrian Rebels Killed in Ambush, Says Army

Syria says it has killed 175 rebels in a dawn ambush of an opposition stronghold near the capital, Damascus. State television quoted a field commander Wednesday as saying that most of the rebels killed in the eastern Ghouta area belonged to the al-Qaida-linked al-Nusra Front that has joined other insurgents in trying to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad. State news agency SANA said some of those killed in the attack came to Syria from Saudi Arabia, Chechyna and Qatar. The attack...

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