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Syrian Rebels Capture Border Crossing With Jordan

Syrian rebels and fighters from the al-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front have captured the only functioning border crossing with Jordan and three nearby military posts, prompting government bombing raids on the area, activists said Thursday. The capture of the Nasib crossing - a crucial gateway for the Syrian government - is the latest in a series of setbacks for President Bashar Assad's forces in the past week. Fighters led by the Nusra Front seized the government-held city of Idlib in...

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