Friday, January 11, 2013

Al-Jazeera Video: Syria rebels capture key Idlib airbase

"Syrian opposition fighters have overrun Taftanaz airbase, the largest in northern Syria, after several days of fierce combat, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said.

Anti-government activists said fighters from Jabhat al-Nusra and other groups opposed to President Bashar al-Assad seized control of buildings, ammunition and military equipment in the sprawling Taftanaz airbase in northern Idlib province on Friday.

Al Jazeera's Jamal Elshayyal reports."

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