Syrian opposition moves conflict closer to Damascus

A car bomb in Damascus killed at least 72 people on Thursday. The attack is said to be one of the worst to hit Syria's capital city since the start of the two-year-conflict. Though critics say the opposition against Syria's president is divided, their efforts are slowly moving into the capital city.

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Aleppo Souk Destroyed Amidst Fighting

Over the weekend, violence in the city of Aleppo continued to claim lives. It also claimed some of Syria's cultural heritage, its centuries-old covered market. Hundreds of shops were destroyed by fire, which UNESCO recognizes as a World Heritage Site.

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Syrian Rebels Set Up Ruling Councils

In the midst of the Syrian conflict, there is an experiment at self-governance happening in some rebel-held areas. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times, about rebel efforts.



Russia says it's 'close' to joining forces with the US in Aleppo


"Step by step we are getting closer to the situation in which — and I'm only speaking about Aleppo here — we will be able to begin battling together so that there is peace on this territory," Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told Rossiya 24 television. But he acknowledged Moscow and Washington are still deeply at odds over Syria.