Mar 29, 2013
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Syrian Financial Capital's Loss Is Turkey's Gain
Syrian refugees are pictured at Kilis refugee camp in Gaziantep, Turkey, on Nov.
Syrian rebel group claims 20U.N. observers were beingrescued, not kidnapped
GAZIANTEP, Turkey - A Syrian rebel group that once claimed it had abducted a group of U.N. observers in the Golan Heights announced Thursday that it had in fact rescued them from fighting in the area and called on the United Nations to send a security convoy to pick them up.
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Syrian rebels form exile government, await U.S. aid
A Kurdi member of the Popular Protection Units stands guard at a check point near the northeastern city of Qamishli, Syria, March 3. / Manu Brabo, AP GAZIANTEP, Turkey -- Rebel groups battling to topple Syrian dictator Bashar Assad said Monday at a gathering here that none of the groups is aware of the way in which $60 million in aid promised ... (more)
Miles From Home, Syrians Vote In Free Elections
As Aleppo residents in the Tariq al-Bab district recover from this week's attack by Syrian regime forces, delegates from the city are in Turkey holding an election for local officials.