Assad forces recapture key southern town from rebel fighters
January 28, 2016 16:51 IST
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Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad warm themselves around a fire beside a road leading to the town of Rabiya after they recaptured the rebel-held town in the coastal Latakia province, Syria on 27 January 2016. Syrian pro-government forces recaptured a key rebel-held town in the coastal Latakia province, building on battlefield advances in the area ahead of planned peace talks in Geneva between Damascus and Syria's opposition. Picture taken during a media tour organised by the government.