Children play in the town of Azaz, near the Syrian-Turkish border, March 11, 2014.Syrian refugees in this border outpost were delighted to hear their home town of Azaz had been liberated - not from ... more 
Children play in the town of Azaz, near the Syrian-Turkish border, March 11, 2014.Syrian refugees in this border outpost were delighted to hear their home town of Azaz had been liberated - not from Bashar al-Assad's troops but from al Qaeda fighters who subjected them to a regime that included torture and public beheadings.For Syrians who three years ago rose up against 43 years of Assad family rule, living under the hard-line Sunni jihadists who said they had come to save them from the president's atrocities was even worse than Assad himself. To match Insight SYRIA-CRISIS/REFUGEES REUTERS/Hamid Khatib (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT) less 
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Tue, Mar 11, 2014 1:26 PM EDT