A rebel fighter prepares to throw a homemade grenade Nov. 4, 2012, toward a building where Syrian troops loyal to President Bashar Assad are hiding while they attempt to gain terrain against the rebels during heavy clashes in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press)

Photo by: Narciso Contreras

A rebel fighter prepares to throw a homemade grenade Nov. 4, 2012, toward a building where Syrian troops loyal to President Bashar Assad are hiding while they attempt to gain terrain against the rebels during heavy clashes in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press)