Hardly any ISIL insurgents left in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo
voiceofrussia.com – Rebels lose HQ in Syria’s Aleppo, Swedish journalists freed
Syria rebels overran the Aleppo headquarters of the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Wednesday, as clashes between opposition forces raged into a sixth day. The loss in Syria’s northern second city came a day after ISIL’s spokesman threatened to ”crush” opposition fighters who have attacked the group in multiple provinces.
Elsewhere, a diplomat announced that two Swedish reporters missing in Syria since November had been freed.
And the fractious Syrian opposition National Coalition said it was postponing until January 17 a final decision on whether to attend peace talks in Switzerland.
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