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Syrian air base falls, Assad forces under pressure

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks in the old city of Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks in the old city of Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks in the old city of Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Aref Heretani
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Members of the Free Syrian Army walk through rubble and damaged buildings near the Umayyad Mosque in Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

Members of the Free Syrian Army walk through rubble and damaged buildings near the Umayyad Mosque in Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

Members of the Free Syrian Army walk through rubble and damaged buildings near the Umayyad Mosque in Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Aref Heretani
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Members of the Free Syrian Army hold their weapons in the old city of Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013.REUTERS/Zaid Rev

Members of the Free Syrian Army hold their weapons in the old city of Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013.REUTERS/Zaid Rev

Members of the Free Syrian Army hold their weapons in the old city of Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013.REUTERS/Zaid Rev
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A man walks along a deserted lane in the old souks in Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013.REUTERS/Zaid Rev

A man walks along a deserted lane in the old souks in Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013.REUTERS/Zaid Rev

A man walks along a deserted lane in the old souks in Aleppo February 11, 2013. Picture taken February 11, 2013.REUTERS/Zaid Rev
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