A boy reacts as he sits near an injured man at a field hospital after what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Deraa countryside May 5, 2015. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir
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Syrian rebel and jihadi militias launched a new offensive in central Homs province Tuesday and seized a town from ISIS near the border with Israel, observers and anti-regime activists said.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group, said 10 rebels and eight regime troops were killed in the clashes, which saw the rebels move closer to the villages of Jabbourine and Umm Sharshouh.In Qunaitra province, nine days of fierce clashes between rebel groups and a militia loyal to ISIS ended with the rebel alliance takeover of the town of Qahtanieh.At least one paramilitary was killed while rebel groups pounded the village with at least 13 mortar bombs, the Observatory said.
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