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Syrian army shells areas held by insurgents in northwest<
Syria's state media says artillery pieces of government forces have pounded parts of the northwestern Idlib province where militants were trying to infiltrate<
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BEIRUT (AP) - Artillery shelling by government forces pounded parts of the northwestern Idlib province on Saturday, thwarting an infiltration attempt by militants as tension rises in the region ...