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Syria army breaks year-old Aleppo prison siege

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Syria's army broke a siege of Aleppo prison Thursday, cutting off a major rebel supply route, as Damascus allies China and Russia vetoed a bid to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court.  

A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on May 22, 2014 shows Syrian troops on the rooftop of Aleppo prison

The Western-proposed UN Security Council resolution, which would have covered war crimes committed by all sides in the civil war, comes less than a fortnight before President Bashar al-Assad's expected re-election.

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