This image from amateur video AP obtained from Ugarit News has been 

This image from amateur video AP obtained from Ugarit News has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting and shows a rebel firing a weapon around a corner at Syrian government forces in Damascus, Syria Friday Dec. 7, 2012.  Fighting around the Syrian capital has intensified in recent days as rebels press a battle they hope will lead to the collapse of  President Bashar Assad's regime after 20 months of conflict. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP Video)
Associated Press
This image from amateur video AP obtained from Ugarit News has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting and shows a rebel firing a weapon around a corner at Syrian government forces in Damascus, Syria Friday Dec. 7, 2012. Fighting around the Syrian capital has intensified in recent days as rebels press a battle they hope will lead to the collapse of President Bashar Assad's regime after 20 months of conflict. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP Video)
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