Osama bin Laden's assistant killed during battles in Syria

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DAMASCUS, Sept. 20 — An assistant of the former al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed during battles near two Shiite towns in northwestern Syria, a monitor group reported on Saturday.

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16 Syrian soldiers killed in clashes with al-Qaida affiliates in Aleppo

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DAMASCUS, Dec. 17 — At least 16 Syrian soldiers were killed in intense clashes with the al-Qaida-affiliated groups in the northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group reported Wednesday.

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Syrian army carry out 40 airstrikes against rebels: activists

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DAMASCUS, Oct. 13 — The Syrian air force on Monday carried out as many as 40 airstrikes against rebel positions in central and northern Syria, a monitoring group reported.

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