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Syrian Army Moves to Retake 'Cradle' of Revolution

Arab media reports that Syrian government forces have taken control of all of the country's southern border with Jordan, surrounding remaining rebel forces in one corner of the city of Daraa, where the revolution against President Bashar al-Assad erupted in March 2011. Syrian state TV showed residents of the Daraa suburb of Oum al-Mayaden cheering government forces after they took control of their town Tuesday. A middle-aged resident told journalists he is pleased the Syrian Army...

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