Battle rages over strategic Syrian town of Saraqeb as humanitarian catastrophe unfolds

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Syria n rebels backed by Turkish forces said on Thursday they had recaptured the crossroads town of Saraqeb, marking a first big push-back of a  Syria n government offensive.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said developments were turning in Ankara’s favour, three weeks after the armed rebel opposition lost the northwestern town at the crossroads of two main highways to the Russian-backed  Syria n government forces.

Russian state television said Turkish military specialists were using using shoulder-fired missiles to try to shoot down Russian...


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Battle rages over strategic Syrian town of Saraqeb as humanitarian catastrophe unfolds


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