Rebels from an al-Qaeda linked faction mount a surprise attack on Syrian capital. The attack on government controlled areas of Damascus follows months of heavy losses by the rebels in other parts of the country.
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(Photo shows: Smoke following a reported air strike in the rebel-held parts of the Jobar district, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/Getty Images)