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Insight: Syria rebels bolstered by new arms but divisions remain

A fighter from the Sadik unit of Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade fires his Steyr AUG rifle from inside a house during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus, in this January 22, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files

A fighter from the Sadik unit of Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade fires his Steyr AUG rifle from inside a house during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus, in this January 22, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files

A fighter from the Sadik unit of Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade fires his Steyr AUG rifle from inside a house during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus, in this January 22, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files
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A fighter from the Sadik unit of Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade fires his Steyr sniper rifle from inside a house, as another fighter (L) carries a Dragunov sniper rifle during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus in this January 22, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files

A fighter from the Sadik unit of Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade fires his Steyr sniper rifle from inside a house, as another fighter (L) carries a Dragunov sniper rifle during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus in this January 22,...more

A fighter from the Sadik unit of Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade fires his Steyr sniper rifle from inside a house, as another fighter (L) carries a Dragunov sniper rifle during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus in this January 22, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files
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A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade aims his pistol in Mleha suburb of Damascus in this January 27, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade aims his pistol in Mleha suburb of Damascus in this January 27, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade aims his pistol in Mleha suburb of Damascus in this January 27, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files
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A Free Syrian Army fighter watches Syrian Army positions before firing a B-10 recoilless gun in the Haresta neighbourhood of Damascus in this February 7, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files

A Free Syrian Army fighter watches Syrian Army positions before firing a B-10 recoilless gun in the Haresta neighbourhood of Damascus in this February 7, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files

A Free Syrian Army fighter watches Syrian Army positions before firing a B-10 recoilless gun in the Haresta neighbourhood of Damascus in this February 7, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files
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A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade uses a shotgun to fire an improvised grenade at Syrian Army soldiers in the Arabeen neighbourhood of Damascus in this February 9, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade uses a shotgun to fire an improvised grenade at Syrian Army soldiers in the Arabeen neighbourhood of Damascus in this February 9, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade uses a shotgun to fire an improvised grenade at Syrian Army soldiers in the Arabeen neighbourhood of Damascus in this February 9, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/Files
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