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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HERVE BAR A partial view shows a two-storey... News PhotoArmed Forces,Army,Built Structure,City,Civil War,Conflict,Crisis,General View,Horizontal,Jisr al-Shughur,Middle East,Military Base,National Border,North,Panoramic,Part Of,Politics,Rebellion,Showing,Syria,Syrian Civil War,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HERVE BAR A partial view shows a two-storey building (C) used by the Syrian army in the northern city of Jisr al-Shughour on February 2, 2013, near the border with Turkey, on February 2, 2013. After the retreat of Syrian government forces from the town of al-Janudia, the rebels have taken control of the surrounding north, east and western hills overlooking Jisr al-Shughour, which is located in a valley that is still in the hands of regime troops protecting the Alawite villages, loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to the south. AFP PHOTO/AAMIR QURESHI (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)