Showdown in Syria: Photos from December and January

A rebel leader is helped into a boat on Wednesday, January 30, by rebel fighters after he was injured during shelling by pro-Syrian forces. The boat will transport them to Turkey near the northern Syrian town of Darkush. Click through to view images from the Syrian conflict from December and January, or <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/04/middleeast/gallery/syria-unrest-november/index.html'>see photos from November</a>.

A rebel leader is helped into a boat on Wednesday, January 30, by rebel fighters after he was injured during shelling by pro-Syrian forces. The boat will transport them to Turkey near the northern Syrian town of Darkush. Click through to view images from the Syrian conflict from December and January, or see photos from November.