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Islamist rebels capture Syria’s largest oilfield – activists

By Erika Solomon Islamist rebels led by al Qaeda-linked fighters seized Syria’s largest oilfield on Saturday, cutting off President Bashar al-Assad’s access to almost all...
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UN inspectors in new Syria mission as West prepares to strike

By William Maclean and Oliver Holmes U.N. chemical weapons investigators crossed Syria’s front line into rebel-held territory on Wednesday for a second visit to the...