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Syrian troops press offensive in Idlib after rebels retreat

• By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los An
 Syrian troops pressed an offensive Tuesday in rugged northwestern Idlib province after forcing a rebel retreat from the strategic regional capital, opposition officials said.

The government assault in Idlib — which follows an advance in central Homs province, another major rebel stronghold — suggests that the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad may be making progress against insurgent fighters who remain outgunned against tanks and armor. Rebels say they have no shortage of recruits but lack weapons.

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