In this picture taken on Friday Jan. 31, 2014, a citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center (AMC), an anti-Bashar Assad activist group, and authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian family members run in the street following an attack by a Syrian government forces warplane, in Aleppo, Syria. Syrian military helicopters dropped barrels packed with explosives on rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing at least a dozen of people including a family trapped in a car, as government forces inched closer to opposition-held areas. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center, AMC)

Syrian Rebels Free Hundreds In Attack On Prison

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up at the gates of a Syrian prison Thursday and rebels stormed in behind him, freeing hundreds of inmates as part of an offensive aimed at capturing key government symbols around the northern city of Aleppo, activists said. Government forces, meanwhile, dropped crude “barrel bombs” in deadly […]