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Syrian rebels seize Bab al-Hawa border post with Turkey

A picture taken on July 20, 2012 shows the Bab al-Hawa border post with Turkey. Syrian rebels seized control of the Bab Al-Hawa border post with Turkey today after a fierce battle with Syrian troops, an AFP photographer at the scene reported. Some 150 armed rebel fighters were in control of the post, which lies opposite Turkey's Cilvegozu border crossing in the southern province of Hatay. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

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