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By James A. Lyons Jr.
The president has shifted alliance from friend to enemy
Topic - Ras Al-Ayn
Syrian rebels on Monday captured a hydroelectric dam on the Euphrates River in the country's north after days of heavy clashes, carting off boxes of ammunition and notching the latest in a string of recent strategic advances for opposition fighters, activists said.
He added by telephone that parts of the town were heavily damaged by government air raids earlier this month.