Syria launches major assault on strategic rebel stronghold
Opposition fighters say the bombardment of the city of Qusair, near the Lebanese border, is one of the most intense of the Syrian conflict. BEIRUT — Syrian forces launched a large-scale assault Sunday on the city of Qusair, a rebel stronghold near the Lebanese border, in the government's latest effort to push back opposition fighters from strategic areas of the country.
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Syrian Army Moves Into Rebel-Held Qusayr
Pro-government fighters pushed into parts of Qusayr, in an advance that would be a serious setback for opponents of President Bashar al-Assad and further inflame regional tensions.
Hezbollah steps up Syria battle, Israel threatens more strikes
AMMAN - Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks fail.
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Syrian army, Hezbollah attack rebels in border town: opposition
AMMAN - Syrian troops supported by Hezbollah militants launched an offensive to retake a major town near Lebanon from rebels on Sunday, the heaviest fighting yet involving Lebanese armed group, opposition activists said.
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