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Latest update : 2012-08-16

EXCLUSIVE REPORT - The battle for Damascus

Despite the military cordon that now surrounds Damascus, our reporters Matthieu Mabin and Sofia Amara managed to enter the city. They report on the rebel fighters’ struggle to overthrow the Assad regime. Warning: video contains graphic footage.

Watch our special debate on the situation on the ground in Syria. The debate focuses on our exclusive report in Damascus and will feature our reporter Sofia Amara on set.

 

By Sofia AMARA , Matthieu MABIN

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