Syria rebels fight to control major cities

Opposition fighters rally forces in push for oil-rich northern province in addition to territory in east and north.

    Anti-government fighters in Syria have captured new territory in the east and north of the country.

    They say they are now improving their co-ordination in efforts to control major cities like Idlib and Aleppo. They are also rallying forces for what they describe as a final push on the oil-rich province of Hassake.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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