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Russian Bombers Hit Aleppo as Rebels Repel Assault

AMMAN, Oct 4 – Rebels said on Tuesday they repelled a Syrian army offensive in southern Aleppo as Russian and Syrian warplanes continued to pound residential areas in besieged parts of the city where thousands of civilians are trapped. They said they inflicted losses on pro-government fighters after several hours of clashes on the fringe

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Russia Bombs Syrian Militants From Iran Base for First Time

By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW, Aug 16 – Russian bombers based in Iran on Tuesday struck militant targets inside Syria, the Russian Defence Ministry said, after Moscow deployed Russian aircraft to an Iranian air force base to widen its campaign in Syria. The ministry said the strikes, by Tupolev-22M3 long-range bombers and Sukhoi-34 fighter bombers, were

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