Mideast Syria

February 15, 2013 - 7:30 AM
Citizen journalism image taken on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 and provided by Aleppo Media Center, AMC, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Nairab air base in Aleppo province, Syria. Earlier this week, rebels launched a major attack on the Aleppo International Airport and the nearby air base of Nairab capturing most of the "Brigade 80" force that is in charge of protecting the area. Activists says scores of soldiers and rebels were killed in the battle this week. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC)