Syrian Brothers, Syrian Rebels

A new band of resistance fighters forms in Aleppo

Syrian Brothers, Syrian Rebels
A new band of resistance fighters forms in Aleppo (Photograph by Muzaffar Salman/Reuters)
Photograph by Muzaffar Salman/Reuters

A member of a rebel group called the Martyr Al-Abbas displays a photo of his brother Abbas Sheikh Yasine, who was killed in the fighting. The group consists of Yasine’s five brothers and others, and was established in Yasine’s name. Syria rebels are under increasing pressure from forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.

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