Syrian Rebels Seize Air Base as Peace Talks Continue With Russia, U.S.

Syrian rebels seized the Taftanaz helicopter base in Idlib province on Friday; peace envoy Brahimi continues negotiations in Geneva to bridge peace process disagreement between Russia, U.S. on Friday.

Rebels seized a strategic air base in northern Syria on Friday after months of fighting, activists and insurgents said, further weakening President Bashar al-Assad's grip on the region.