Damaged buildings are pictured at Karm al-Jabal in Aleppo March 30, 2014. (REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo)
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It added that several attempts by regime troops and paramilitaries to retake areas in northern Latakia had been repelled by the insurgents, who also launched mortar bombs at regime-held villages in the region.Regime aircraft and artillery pounded Kasab and a number of neighboring locations, which saw fierce clashes over the weekend pitting several jihadist and Islamist militias against government troops and paramilitary allies from a group called the Syrian Resistance to Liberate the Province of Iskanderon, which borders Syria.While the regime earlier seized the village of Ras al-Ain in Qalamoun, the Observatory said that skirmishes were continuing on its outskirts, as the rebels have turned to the offensive, trying to pick off troops in lightly defended areas.The town of Aziza, near Aleppo, also saw fierce clashes that pitted the Nusra Front and its Islamist militia allies against regime troops and a Palestinian paramilitary force loyal to the regime.
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