Middle East

Regime: 175 Islamist fighters killed in ambush

Soldiers of forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad inspect the bodies of opposition fighters after an army ambush in the Eastern Ghouta area of the capital Damascus, in this handout photograph distributed by Syria's national news agency SANA on February 26, 2014. (REUTERS/SANA/Handout via Reuters)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on February 27, 2014, on page 1.




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