Turkey
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34.0723020635
  • BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels have begun a major operation in the Aleppo region, aiming to strike at security compounds and bases around Syria's largest city, activists said Friday.

    It would be evidence that weeks of intense bombardments by the Syrian military, including airstrikes, have failed to dislodge the rebels. Instead, fighting rages across the country in a 17-month civil war that shows no sign of ending soon.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 12:30 AM EST
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  • As Turkey and its allies mull possible intervention in Syria, the Turkish military, broken as a political force, is likely to move in step with the civilian commanders it once viewed with disdain.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 7:00 PM EST
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