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Free Syrian Army
Free Syrian Army fighters brandish their weapons in the countryside near Hama, during what activists said was a call for leaders of other military groups to start liberating the central Syrian city from forces loyal to president Bashar al-Assad
Syrians wave flags and placards bearing portraits President Bashar al-Assad during a workers’ rally to support his candidacy in upcoming presidential elections in the capital Damascus
Free Syrian Army fighters prepare mortar shells before launching them towards forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo
Free Syrian Army rebels gather inside a cave in Idlib, northwest Syria. A fatwa allowing people to eat cats and dogs has been issued in rebel-held areas of southern Damascus, residents say, underscoring the plight of citizens as the civil war rages a short drive from the centre of the Syrian capital, where UN chemical weapons inspectors are staying.
Free Syrian Army fighters listen to government fighter jets flying over their heads in Deir al-Zor, Syria.
A fighter from the Free Syrian Army stands inside a rebel hideout in Deir al-Zor, eastern Syria.
A Free Syrian Army fighter takes a nap on a disused sofa as a fellow fighter walks through a hole in a wall in Kafr Naboudeh in the central city of Hama on Monday