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Eleven dead in Damascus gas station blast

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walk on the rubble of damaged buildings and shops in the old city of Aleppo January 3, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walk on the rubble of damaged buildings and shops in the old city of Aleppo January 3, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad walk on the rubble of damaged buildings and shops in the old city of Aleppo January 3, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian
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Smoke rises after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Al-Taftanazi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rises after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Al-Taftanazi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rises after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Al-Taftanazi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Smoke rises from a military air base loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad during fighting with Free Syrian Army fighters at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Al-Taftanazi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rises from a military air base loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad during fighting with Free Syrian Army fighters at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Al-Taftanazi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rises from a military air base loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad during fighting with Free Syrian Army fighters at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Al-Taftanazi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters stand near buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters stand near buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News...more

Free Syrian Army fighters stand near buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Members of the Free Syrian Army stand behind a machine gun turret as they patrol on the back of a truck in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Members of the Free Syrian Army stand behind a machine gun turret as they patrol on the back of a truck in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Members of the Free Syrian Army stand behind a machine gun turret as they patrol on the back of a truck in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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A member of the Free Syrian Army gestures while on patrol in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army gestures while on patrol in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army gestures while on patrol in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Taftanaz, near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Rewan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Taftanaz, near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Rewan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Taftanaz, near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Rewan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Taftanaz, near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Rewan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Taftanaz, near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Rewan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Taftanaz, near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Rewan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A general view shows Aleppo's historical citadel controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A general view shows Aleppo's historical citadel controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A general view shows Aleppo's historical citadel controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad December 30, 2012. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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