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Assad's forces push to retake Damascus suburb

A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Daraya, near Damascus, December 29, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan Al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A view shows debris from buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view shows debris from buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm...more

A view shows debris from buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News Network/Handout
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