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Syrian army changes tactics to regain ground

Government forces adopt new strategy and go on the offensive in areas such as Idlib province where they had lost.

Last Modified: 06 May 2013 04:41
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For more than a year, Syrian rebels had the momentum in the ongoing civil war.

But in the past month, government forces have changed their strategy and gone on the offensive in some areas they had lost.

Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from the northern Idlib province on why the government has shifted course.

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