WorldViews: This fantastic 12th-century castle is Syrian troops’ latest conquest

By Terri Rupar, March 20, 2014

Syrian troops have captured a famous 12th-century castle near the Lebanese border that had been controlled by rebels since 2012, the Associated Press reported Thursday. It's another sign of the progress that forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have been making against opposition fighters trying to unseat him.

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