Syrian rebels in Idlib bide their time

They know they aren’t equipped for a full-on fight with Assad’s army. They stage guerrilla attacks and dream of outside help.

The rebels sleep on thin mattresses with AK-47s and handguns by their sides. Their rented apartment has the feel of college dorm meets military barracks — crumpled cigarette packs, old coffee cups, gun magazines and an incongruously feminine touch: plastic sunflowers rimming the doorways.

from By Los Angeles Times Staff


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