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Syrian refugee children gather around a fire to get warm, at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Syrian refugee children gather around a fire to get warm, at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar...more

Syrian refugee children gather around a fire to get warm, at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Syrian refugee children walk inside Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Syrian refugee children walk inside Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government...more

Syrian refugee children walk inside Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A boy holds pita bread as others stand in line outside a bakery in Aleppo December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A boy holds pita bread as others stand in line outside a bakery in Aleppo December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A boy holds pita bread as others stand in line outside a bakery in Aleppo December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A boy walks past a queue of Syrian refugee waiting to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A boy walks past a queue of Syrian refugee waiting to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few...more

A boy walks past a queue of Syrian refugee waiting to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A Syrian child refugee cries as he stands at a queue waiting to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Syrian child refugee cries as he stands at a queue waiting to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in...more

A Syrian child refugee cries as he stands at a queue waiting to receive aid from Turkish humanitarian agencies at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Syrian refugee children gather around a fire to get warm, at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Syrian refugee children gather around a fire to get warm, at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar...more

Syrian refugee children gather around a fire to get warm, at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A Syrian refugee baby cries as she arrives with her family, in a truck covered to avoid the rain, at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Syrian refugee baby cries as she arrives with her family, in a truck covered to avoid the rain, at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days...more

A Syrian refugee baby cries as she arrives with her family, in a truck covered to avoid the rain, at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A Syrian refugee child looks out of her family tent at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Syrian refugee child looks out of her family tent at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet Syrian President...more

A Syrian refugee child looks out of her family tent at Bib Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border December 22, 2012. International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi will visit Syria in the next few days and is expected to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, government officials and some opposition factions, a source in the Arab League said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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