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Rebels in Maraat al-Numan move toward the frontline with a... News PhotoCivil War,Conflict,Horizontal,Missile,Rebellion,Syria,Syrian Civil War,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPRebels in Maraat al-Numan move toward the frontline with a newly-acquired SPG-9 rocket launcher on their pick-up truck, on November 17, 2012. After months of repeated airstrikes and artillery barrages by Syrian forces outside Maraat al-Numan, fighting for this crucial town on the Aleppo-Damascus highway shows little sign of abating. The Free Syrian Army control the town, but the Syrian army are free to bombard it at will. AFP PHOTO/JOHN CANTLIE (Photo credit should read John Cantlie/AFP/Getty Images)