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RODRIGUEZ - Ahmed, a Syrian rebel from the Shuhaa Arfie brigade, uses... News PhotoBomb,Brigade,Civil War,Conflict,Continuity,Crisis,Customized,Fighting,Full Length,Government,Horizontal,Making,Middle East,Politics,Position,Rear View,Rebellion,Residential District,Rifle,Syria,Syrian Civil War,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY JOSE RODRIGUEZ - Ahmed, a Syrian rebel from the Shuhaa Arfie brigade, uses his modified rifle to fire a home made pipe bomb towards government positions during ongoing clashes with regime forces on March 7, 2013 in al-Mouada, Deir Ezzor neighborhoods. Once a thriving hub of Syria's oil industry, Deir Ezzor is now a ghost town of only a few thousand people struggling tenaciously to hang on against the odds after most of its people fled. AFP PHOTO ZAC BAILLIE (Photo credit should read ZAC BAILLIE/AFP/Getty Images)