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An Israeli-Druze woman looks out from binoculars at smoke rising in... News PhotoAdult,Army,Bashar al-Assad,Binoculars,Conflict,Control,Geographical Border,Golan Heights,Horizontal,Looking,Loyalty,People,Position,Rebellion,Syria,Syrian Civil War,War,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP An Israeli-Druze woman looks out from binoculars at smoke rising in the distance caused by fighting between members of the Syrian army loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad and rebels over the control of the Quneitra border crossing, the only official crossing between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on August 29, 2014. Rebel fighters, including some from Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front, captured the Syrian side of the sole crossing over the armistice line on August 27 in deadly fighting with government troops. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)