returnees will also have a tour of Malacaaang, Intramuros and other historical sites in Manila.
Canon will conclude the year-long "Rebel
With A Cause" program in October with a consumer Rebel
, whose cause will be chosen from the recently closed contest searching for the next great inspiration.
Some 1,500 fighters joined the counterassault from various major rebel
groups including Al-Mutasim Brigade, the Levant Front, an Aleppo-based group affiliated with the Free Syrian Army, and the 13th Division, a rebel
group backed by the Syrian National Council, the opposition's main political wing.
The base was the largest to fall into rebel
hands since opposition forces captured the Taftanaz base in the northern province of Idlib in January.
said that the 80 people had been detained at a prison in Pudukuduirippu in the north, which was once under rebel
Libyan officials in Tripoli made no comment on any fighting in Brega, and it was not immediately possible to verify rebel
accounts of what was happening there.
Mr Ghoga said the rebels
are still exporting oil from the one million barrels they have in storage, but he declined to give quantities.
The ramshackle rebel
army has pushed west to retake a series of towns from pro-Gaddafi forces who are being pounded by Western air strikes.
forces say Gaddafi has turned to African mercenaries to fight his campaign as his Libyan soldiers melt away to join the rebels
Saudi Arabia, meanwhile, was refusing to exchange detained rebel
fighters for the five Saudi soldiers being held by the rebels
, according to another rebel
The young boy was kidnapped to force his father into allowing his house to be used as a rebel
bunker in Al Okab, near the city of Sa'ada, tribal and military sources said on Sunday.
According to Reuters, a military spokesman said the army had taken control of five rebel
hideouts and "destroyed a number of locations where the rebels
and terrorists were".
Standing at the directional sign for Rebel
Creek trail, my frustration roared down the mountainside like spring runoff.
In May 2006, the Sudanese government and the largest of the Darfur rebel
groups signed a peace agreement.
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