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‘Frontline’ Covers ‘Syria’s Second Front’ Amid Peace Talks (Video)

Latest ‘Frontline’ special viewable online or on-air Tuesday

‘Frontline’s’ latest edition couldn’t be more timely: PBS’s investigative news series is examining “Syria’s Second Front” even as peace talks amid the nation’s civil war proceed with no apparent progress.

At the start of the three-year-old war, Syrian rebels battled the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Now they also face factions allied with Al Qaeda that are trying to take over the nation.

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A mediator said on this week that negotiations between the government and rebels are proceeding without much progress, Reuters reported.

The Oxford Research Group reported in November that 11,420 children have died in the Syrian conflict, out of a total of 113,735 civilians and combatants killed.

Frontline’s report premieres Tuesday night online and on-air. (Check your local listings.)

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