Khalid al Youssef, pictured April 25, 2014, with wife Jahida and children aged 5 months to 17, holding photo of son, Rifat, who was killed by a sniper while a fighter with rebel forces. The family fled to Turkey from Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, an embattled town north of Hama.
Khalid al Youssef, pictured April 25, 2014, with wife Jahida and children aged 5 months to 17, holding photo of son, Rifat, who was killed by a sniper while a fighter with rebel forces. The family fled to Turkey from Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, an embattled town north of Hama. MCT
Khalid al Youssef, pictured April 25, 2014, with wife Jahida and children aged 5 months to 17, holding photo of son, Rifat, who was killed by a sniper while a fighter with rebel forces. The family fled to Turkey from Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, an embattled town north of Hama. MCT

Rebels find hope in new offensives in northern Syria after months of setbacks

May 01, 2014 7:36 AM