Rebels Make Gains In Ongoing Fighting In Syria

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Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Deb Amos about the latest from the fighting in Syria, where rebels continue to fight President Bashar Assad's army. Most recently, rebels captured the largest electricity producing dam, parts of an major oil field and military airfields in the north.
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