Abu Faris, 28, a defected officer from the Syrian security forces Hamzah Alhassan, 25, a former blacksmith Abu Muslim, 30, a former librarian Ahmad Hussein, 22, a former factory worker Ammar Aldeerani, 21, a defected soldier from the Syrian security forces Shadi Farrouh, 28, a former construction worker Abu Bara', 30, a former farmer


Portraits from the frontline: Syrian rebels pose in Aleppo

As they waited to return to the fight against government forces, rebels at a house in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo posed for portraits for AP photographer Muhammed Muheisen. In their former lives, before the war, they were a construction worker, a farmer, even a librarian. Two of them are former government soldiers. 

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