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US condemns Qusair assault

The White House has condemned "in the strongest possible terms" the Syrian Army's victory in the town of Qusair and has called on Hezbollah and Iran to immediately withdraw fighters from the country.

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Syrian rebels suffer strategic defeat in Qusair

Syrian rebels fighting to overthrow the regime of President Bashar al-Assad suffered a significant defeat when they were pushed back from the strategically important town of Qusair, which they had held for more than a year.

ITV News reporter Neil Connery on why the loss is so important:

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