Syrian trains women for National Defence force

Some 500 women are being trained and will help other National Defence force recruits at checkpoints and with other security tasks
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Syrian National Defense force women, who just finished training, stand to attention at their training center in Wadi al-Dahab in the Syrian city of Homs, on January 21, 2013. Some 500 women are being trained and will help other National Defence force recruits at checkpoints and with other security tasks. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Syrian National Defense forces who just finished training, parade at their training center in Wadi al-Dahab in the Syrian city of Homs, on January 21, 2013. Some 500 women are being trained and will help other National Defence force recruits at checkpoints and with other security tasks. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Syrian National Defense force woman, who just finished training, holds a rifle at the training center in Wadi al-Dahab in the Syrian city of Homs, on January 21, 2013. Some 500 women are being trained and will help other National Defence force recruits at checkpoints and with other security tasks. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Syrian National Defense force women control the documents of a taxi driver in Wadi al-Dahab in the Syrian city of Homs, on January 21, 2013. Some more 500 women are being trained and will help other National Defence force recruits at checkpoints and with other security tasks. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Syrian National Defense force women, who just finished training, walk in file at a training center in Wadi al-Dahab in the Syrian city of Homs, on January 21, 2013. Some 500 women are being trained and will help other National Defence force recruits at checkpoints and with other security tasks. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Syrian National Defense force women inspect a car in Wadi al-Dahab in the Syrian city of Homs, on January 21, 2013. Some more 500 women are being trained and will help other National Defence force recruits at checkpoints and with other security tasks. (AFP/Getty Images)