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Islamist rebels captured the country's largest hydroelectric dam. The government moved tanks to reenforce hard-pressed units in the eastern Jobar district of Damascus. The government said it was ready to meet with the leader of the opposition Syrian National Coalition.
Government and rebel forces battled for the fifth day for control of a key highway in Damascus that connects the city with the country's north. Rebels fought for control of a military base outside the city of Dei el-Zour, using tanks they had captured previously.
Government aircraft struck targets across Damascus. Fighting broke out in the town of Daraya and in the eastern district of Jobar. The Minister of Information said the government was open to dialogue with the opposition without any preconditions.
Rebels continued to push forward in Damascus, fighting while government forces fought back in an effort to retake sections of the strategic ring road. The UN reported 5,000 refugees per day are fleeing Syria.