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A picture shows damaged houses on the road leading to the village of... News PhotoCity,Civil War,Conflict,Damaged,Horizontal,Rebellion,Road,Showing,Syria,Syrian Civil War,Village,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture shows damaged houses on the road leading to the village of Ghassaniyeh in the countryside of the rebel city of Qusayr on May 11, 2013. The area has been a strategic boon to Syrian rebels, who used it as a base from which to block the main road from Damascus to the coast, impeding military movement and supply chains. The regime has made recapturing Qusayr a key objective. AFP PHOTO/JOSEPH EID (Photo credit should read JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)