Al-Qaida-Led Rebels Seize Airport From Syrian Military

September 9, 2015 11:43 AM

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Islamist rebels have captured a major airbase from government forces in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, according to Syrian state television and a war monitoring group.

The state TV report on Wednesday announced the military retreat from Abu Duhur military airport, where the Islamist extremists had imposed a nearly two-year-long siege.

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