Syria's Assad urges his army to step up fight
Published 08/01/2012, Associated Press
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad urged his armed forces todayto step up the fight against rebels as the U.N. reported a significant escalation in the civil war with the military using warplanes to fire on opposition fighters in the battle for Aleppo.Word count: 421
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