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Topic - Jabhat Nusra
Russia, which has provided military and political support key to the Syrian regime, acknowledged for the first time on Thursday that President Bashar Assad is losing control and the rebels may win the civil war that has dragged on for 21 months and claimed an estimated 40,000 lives.
The leader of Syria's opposition coalition urged the United States on Wednesday to reconsider its decision to designate an al-Qaeda-affiliated group fighting against President Bashar Assad's regime as a foreign terrorist group.
President Obama said on Tuesday that the United States will formally recognize a coalition of Syrian opposition groups as that country's legitimate representative, intensifying pressure on President Bashar Assad's embattled regime.