Showdown in Syria: Photos from September

A Syrian rebel fires toward regime forces as his comrade ducks for cover during clashes in Aleppo in northern Syria on Sunday, September 30. Click through the gallery to view images of the fighting in September. <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/09/world/gallery/syria-unrest-august/index.html' target='_blank'>See photographs of the fighting in August.</a>

A Syrian rebel fires toward regime forces as his comrade ducks for cover during clashes in Aleppo in northern Syria on Sunday, September 30. Click through the gallery to view images of the fighting in September. See photographs of the fighting in August.