Video was posted on the internet of rebels defacing a poster of President Assad at the Bab al-Hawa crossing
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Syria conflict: Rebels seize Turkey, Iraq border posts

Syrian rebels have captured a number of positions on the country's borders with Turkey and Iraq.

A senior Iraqi official said all the crossings on Syria's eastern frontier had been seized.

At one point, two Turkish posts were also in rebel hands. The push came a day after a bomb claimed the lives of three senior defence officials in Damascus.

Susana Mendonca reports.

  • 20 Jul 2012
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