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A general view of a building damaged by an air strike at a besieged area in Homs November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A general view of a building damaged by an air strike at a besieged area in Homs November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A general view of a building damaged by an air strike at a besieged area in Homs November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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A boy stands near a damaged building after an air strike at a besieged area in Homs November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A boy stands near a damaged building after an air strike at a besieged area in Homs November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A boy stands near a damaged building after an air strike at a besieged area in Homs November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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A crowd gathers at the site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA November 28, 2012. At least 34 people were killed in explosions which struck the eastern Damascus district of Jaramana on Wednesday, state television said, quoting a source at the Interior Ministry. It said 10 bags containing the remains of unidentified victims had also been collected. Eighty-three people were seriously wounded, it said. REUTERS/Sana

A crowd gathers at the site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA November 28, 2012. At least 34 people were killed in explosions which struck the eastern Damascus...more

A crowd gathers at the site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA November 28, 2012. At least 34 people were killed in explosions which struck the eastern Damascus district of Jaramana on Wednesday, state television said, quoting a source at the Interior Ministry. It said 10 bags containing the remains of unidentified victims had also been collected. Eighty-three people were seriously wounded, it said. REUTERS/Sana
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A Free Syrian Army fighter rides a bicycle on a street in Aleppo November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Saad Al-Jabri

A Free Syrian Army fighter rides a bicycle on a street in Aleppo November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Saad Al-Jabri

A Free Syrian Army fighter rides a bicycle on a street in Aleppo November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Saad Al-Jabri
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A man attempts to reopen a road closed by rubbles of buildings damaged by an air strike at a besieged area in Homs November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A man attempts to reopen a road closed by rubbles of buildings damaged by an air strike at a besieged area in Homs November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A man attempts to reopen a road closed by rubbles of buildings damaged by an air strike at a besieged area in Homs November 28, 2012. Picture taken November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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A crowd gathers at a site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA November 28, 2012. At least 34 people were killed in explosions which struck the eastern Damascus district of Jaramana on Wednesday, state television said, quoting a source at the Interior Ministry. It said 10 bags containing the remains of unidentified victims had also been collected. Eighty-three people were seriously wounded, it said. REUTERS/Sana

A crowd gathers at a site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA November 28, 2012. At least 34 people were killed in explosions which struck the eastern Damascus...more

A crowd gathers at a site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA November 28, 2012. At least 34 people were killed in explosions which struck the eastern Damascus district of Jaramana on Wednesday, state television said, quoting a source at the Interior Ministry. It said 10 bags containing the remains of unidentified victims had also been collected. Eighty-three people were seriously wounded, it said. REUTERS/Sana
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Men who were injured in the explosions in Jaramana district, near Damascus, walk on a street, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA November 28, 2012. At least 34 people were killed in explosions which struck the eastern Damascus district of Jaramana on Wednesday, state television said, quoting a source at the Interior Ministry. It said 10 bags containing the remains of unidentified victims had also been collected. Eighty-three people were seriously wounded, it said. REUTERS/Sana

Men who were injured in the explosions in Jaramana district, near Damascus, walk on a street, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA November 28, 2012. At least 34 people were killed in explosions which struck the...more

Men who were injured in the explosions in Jaramana district, near Damascus, walk on a street, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA November 28, 2012. At least 34 people were killed in explosions which struck the eastern Damascus district of Jaramana on Wednesday, state television said, quoting a source at the Interior Ministry. It said 10 bags containing the remains of unidentified victims had also been collected. Eighty-three people were seriously wounded, it said. REUTERS/Sana
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A view of rubble and damaged buildings after clashes between Free Syrian Army fighters and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazeed Al-Halabi/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of rubble and damaged buildings after clashes between Free Syrian Army fighters and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazeed Al-Halabi/Shaam...more

A view of rubble and damaged buildings after clashes between Free Syrian Army fighters and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazeed Al-Halabi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A man (R) walks near damaged buildings after what opposition activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Daria near Damascus November 27, 2012. Picture taken November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A man (R) walks near damaged buildings after what opposition activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Daria near Damascus November 27, 2012. Picture taken November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan al-Derani/Shaam...more

A man (R) walks near damaged buildings after what opposition activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Daria near Damascus November 27, 2012. Picture taken November 27, 2012. REUTERS/Kenan al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A view of rubble and damaged buildings after clashes between Free Syrian Army fighters and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazeed Al-Halabi/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of rubble and damaged buildings after clashes between Free Syrian Army fighters and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazeed Al-Halabi/Shaam...more

A view of rubble and damaged buildings after clashes between Free Syrian Army fighters and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazeed Al-Halabi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters are seen after clashes with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, in Qasseer near Homs November 19, 2012. Picture taken November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen after clashes with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, in Qasseer near Homs November 19, 2012. Picture taken November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen after clashes with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, in Qasseer near Homs November 19, 2012. Picture taken November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters are seen on a tank, which they say was captured from the Syrian army loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, after clashes in Qasseer near Homs November 19, 2012. Picture taken November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen on a tank, which they say was captured from the Syrian army loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, after clashes in Qasseer near Homs November 19, 2012. Picture taken November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News...more

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen on a tank, which they say was captured from the Syrian army loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, after clashes in Qasseer near Homs November 19, 2012. Picture taken November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A Free Syrian Army fighter looks on after clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazeed Al-Halabi/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Free Syrian Army fighter looks on after clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazeed Al-Halabi/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Free Syrian Army fighter looks on after clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazeed Al-Halabi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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