Army wins series of victories but fight for Aleppo goes on
A STRING of Syrian army victories over foreign-backed extremists were confirmed by reports yesterday as the battle for Aleppo ground on.
Troops advanced in the north and south of rebel-held east Aleppo, attacking Tel Sheik Saeed hill and the Bushtan al-Pasaha districts.
A local source said talks had begun between some militant groups in Bushtn al-Pasha on a possible amnesty allowing them to leave the city.
But the main groups in Aleppo, al-Qaida affiliate the Levant Conquest Front (LCF) and the fundamentalist Nour al-Din al-Zinki, have refused to negotiate.
The government has offered safe... read more
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