1. CONTROL

    Syrian Rebels Seize Dam

    Idlib News Network ENN / AP Photo

    With the world watching the Gaza Strip and Egypt, the Syrian rebels have been busy. After seizing a military airport and a base near Damascus, the rebels have now taken control of a strategic northern hydroelectric dam. The advances come as government airstrikes reportedly left nearly a dozen school children dead. The fighting has also flirted with borders, forcing Turkey’s antiaircraft arsenal to fire at Syrian warplanes that enter the nation’s airspace.