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Syrian-Kurdish women and members of the Popular Protection Units , an... News PhotoAdult,Child,Civil War,Conflict,Cooperation,Crisis,Funeral,Geographical Border,Girls,Government,Guarding,Horizontal,Kurdish,Middle East,North,People,Politics,Rebellion,Syria,Syrian Civil War,Village,War,Weapon,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSyrian-Kurdish women and members of the Popular Protection Units (YPG), an armed opposition group fighting against the Syrian government, stand guard during the funeral of a comrade, Basil Zeydan, in the northern Syrian border village of al Qamishli on December 1, 2012. The Syrian army shelled the outskirts of Damascus in a drive to establish a secure perimeter around the capital, including the key airport road that has come under sustained rebel attack. AFP PHOTO/GIULIO PETROCCO (Photo credit should read Giulio Petrocco/AFP/Getty Images)