Scenes from Syria (40 images)

Several aides close to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were reportedly killed by rebel forces this week, while members of the Free Syria Army call for Assad to step down.
Updated: Sept. 12, 2012 at 9:35 AM
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Free Syrian Army fighters help a wounded comrade during street fighting against soldiers of President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo, Syria on September 8, 2012. UPI/Ahmad Deeb
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