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Syrian Army Claims Recapture of Rebel-held Town

A day after a U.N.-led donor conference pledged $10 billion for Syria humanitarian relief, Syrian government forces, supported by allied fighters and Russian warplanes, recaptured a rebel-held town near Deraa, according to Hezbollah's Al Manar television and a Syrian monitoring group Friday. Syrian forces seized Ataman, about 3 kilometers (2 miles) north of Deraa, in the country's south. The assault was aided by dozens of airstrikes believed to have been carried out by Russian...

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