Hama

Rebel fighters fire a heavy machine gun ...Rebel fighters fire a heavy machine gun at the government forces Al-Samman checkpoint on a road leading to Idlib near the Syrian city of Hama, on February 17, 2014. More than 140,000 people have been killed in three years of fighting, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. AFP PHOTO / ABU HADI AL-HAMWIABU HADI AL-HAMWI/AFP/Getty Images

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Rebel fighters fire a heavy machine gun at the government forces Al-Samman checkpoint on a road leading to Idlib near the Syrian city of Hama. More than 140,000 people have been killed in three years of fighting, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Read more

A Free Syrian Army fighter is seen sleeping as a fellow fighter walks through a hole in a wall in Kafr Naboudeh in Hama countryside, September 2, 2013. REUTERS/Loubna Mrie   (SYRIA -

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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