Syria forces regroup after Islamists seize Idlib city

March 29, 2015 6:49 PM

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Syrian troops regrouped on Sunday after a coalition including Al-Qaeda`s local affiliate seized the city of Idlib, the second provincial capital to fall from government control.

The capture is a blow to the government and raises the prospect that Idlib will become the effective capital of territory held by Al-Qaeda`s Syrian wing, Al-Nusra Front, analysts said.

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