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Chad jails 243 rebels over incursion via Libya’s border

Chad's justice minister has said a "special criminal court" handed jail terms to 243 rebels who crossed from Libya in February, before their incursion was halted by French air raids. Out of "267 people who were arrested, 12 were…

Syrian opposition launches fresh assault on Damascus

BBC - Rebels have launched a new attack in east Damascus, two days after Syrian government forces repelled an initial assault. A rebel official said they had retaken ground in the Jobar district which they gained on Sunday but then…