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  11/26/2012, Kislev 12, 5773

Syrian Civil War Spreads to Damascus Outskirts

Syrian troops bombarded the outskirts of Damascus, where monitors said almost 50 people died in a battle for a military airport on Sunday, AFP reported.

Russia and France, meanwhile, prepared for talks on Tuesday in Paris at which Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and France's President Francois Hollande are expected to address differences over the Syria conflict.