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Syrian Rebels Linked To Al-Nusra Front catches Strategic Base In South Syria.
Syrian rebels of al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, catched a Brigade 82 army base in the southern province of Dera’a Sunday.The base is situated along the border with Jordan and lies just outside the military zone protecting Damascus. It is the closest rebel-held base to the capital.
During the last year, Syrian rebels terrorists were unsuccessful to advance in the southern part of the country. The main fights were taken place around Aleppo, near the Turkish border, and intensified with the infiltration of militants from the Islamic State (ISIS, Daech) group.