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Syrian rebels take key area near Aleppo airport

BEIRUT — Syrian rebels captured a strategic neighborhood near Aleppo’s international airport on Saturday, putting opposition fighters in control of a key road that the regime has used to ferry supplies and reinforcements to soldiers fighting in the embattled northern city, activists said.

Elsewhere in the nation, fighting continued unabated, killing more than 60 people nationwide, according to activists.

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