Mideast Syria

November 19, 2012 - 12:34 PM
In this Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 photo, a Syrian father and two of his sons salvage furniture from their home that was destroyed in bombing by government forces, in the northwestern city of Maraat al-Numan, Syria. After months of fierce fighting for control of the vital Aleppo-Damascus highway, rebels have succeeded in pushing the Syrian army out of the center of Maraat al-Numan located on the highway between Aleppo and Hama. (AP Photo/Mustafa Karali)