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Female rebel fighters on Syria's frontline

A female member of the "Mother Aisha" batallion gestures as she holds a weapon in Aleppo's Salaheddine district, September 19, 2013. (REUTERS/Loubna Mrie)

Female rebel fighters on Syria's frontline

A selection of recent and archive images of women who have joined the Free Syrian Army including members of the "Mother Aisha" battalion during military training in Aleppo.