July 20 - Amateur video appears to show Syrian rebels advancing on northern army-held town. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Rebel forces advance on a northern army-held town in Aleppo province.
The video, which could not be independently verified by Reuters comes as the army has been attempting a slow build-up of troops around the province in order to retake Aleppo city, once Syria's biggest commercial hub.
Aleppo has been mired in a bloody stalemate since rebels launched an offensive in the province last year.
So far President Bashar al-Assad's push has been dogged by rebel counter-attacks. But a string of government victories elsewhere in Syria has shifted the tide in Assad's favor after more than two years of bloodshed that activists say has cost 100,000 lives..
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