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    Syrian army on offense to retake Idlib prison

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    Syrian government troops are fighting to retake control of the largest prison in Idlib Province. The prison houses both criminal and political prisoners. Two Islamic groups and a Free Syrian Army Brigade freed hundreds of inmates on Friday, setting off intense fighting with government forces. Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from outside the prison west of Idlib.