Syrian regime claims gains in Aleppo, rebels deny

In this citizen journalism image taken on Saturday, July 28, 2012 and provided by Edlib News Network ENN, Syrian boys walk in the rubble of destroyed houses in Maarat al-Numaan on the eastern edge of Idlib province, northern Syria. (AP Photo/Edlib News Network ENN) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS HANDOUT PHOTOSyrian government forces battled rebels over one of their strongholds in the northern city of Aleppo on Monday, with each side claiming victory.


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