Female Kurdish fighters pose with their weapons in the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, close to the Turkish border on August 3, 2013,  following clashes between jihadists and Kurdish fighters which have raged in recent weeks after jihadists were expelled from the key town of Ras al-Ain.  Kurds make up 10 percent of Syria's total population, with most living in the north of the embattled country.  AFP PHOTO / STR        (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)