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Demonstrators hold a placard during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel near Idlib December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold a placard during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel near Idlib December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold a placard during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel near Idlib December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters take up positions in Aleppo's al-Amereya district December 12, 2012. Picture taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Anadani

Free Syrian Army fighters take up positions in Aleppo's al-Amereya district December 12, 2012. Picture taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Anadani

Free Syrian Army fighters take up positions in Aleppo's al-Amereya district December 12, 2012. Picture taken December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Anadani
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Syria's Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil gestures during a news conference in Moscow December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Mikhail Voskresensky

Syria's Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil gestures during a news conference in Moscow December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Mikhail Voskresensky

Syria's Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil gestures during a news conference in Moscow December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Mikhail Voskresensky
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Damaged buildings are seen in al-Bayada district in Homs December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damaged buildings are seen in al-Bayada district in Homs December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damaged buildings are seen in al-Bayada district in Homs December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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Demonstrators hold Syrian opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel near Idlib December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold Syrian opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel near Idlib December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold Syrian opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel near Idlib December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Demonstrators hold banners near damaged buildings during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel near Idlib December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold banners near damaged buildings during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel near Idlib December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold banners near damaged buildings during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel near Idlib December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A general view of the damaged buildings in al-Bayada district in Homs December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A general view of the damaged buildings in al-Bayada district in Homs December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

A general view of the damaged buildings in al-Bayada district in Homs December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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Damaged buildings, cars and barrels are seen in one of the streets of al-Bayada district in Homs December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damaged buildings, cars and barrels are seen in one of the streets of al-Bayada district in Homs December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damaged buildings, cars and barrels are seen in one of the streets of al-Bayada district in Homs December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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Syrian refugee child Ahmed stands with his sisters and mother in their makeshift tent where they temporarily live in Bar Elias village in the Bekaa valley December 13, 2012. REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi

Syrian refugee child Ahmed stands with his sisters and mother in their makeshift tent where they temporarily live in Bar Elias village in the Bekaa valley December 13, 2012. REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi

Syrian refugee child Ahmed stands with his sisters and mother in their makeshift tent where they temporarily live in Bar Elias village in the Bekaa valley December 13, 2012. REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi
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A Syrian refugee girl looks from behind a plastic sheet inside the makeshift tent where she temporarily lives with her family in Bar Elias village in the Bekaa valley December 13, 2012.REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi

A Syrian refugee girl looks from behind a plastic sheet inside the makeshift tent where she temporarily lives with her family in Bar Elias village in the Bekaa valley December 13, 2012.REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi

A Syrian refugee girl looks from behind a plastic sheet inside the makeshift tent where she temporarily lives with her family in Bar Elias village in the Bekaa valley December 13, 2012.REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi
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A damaged area is pictured after a car bomb in Qatana, near Damascus December 13, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. Sixteen people were killed and more than 25 wounded, including women and children, in a car bomb in Qatana, a town 25 kilometres (15 miles) southwest of Damascus, Lebanon's al-Manar television channel said on Thursday. REUTERS/Sana

A damaged area is pictured after a car bomb in Qatana, near Damascus December 13, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. Sixteen people were killed and more than 25 wounded, including women and children, in a...more

A damaged area is pictured after a car bomb in Qatana, near Damascus December 13, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. Sixteen people were killed and more than 25 wounded, including women and children, in a car bomb in Qatana, a town 25 kilometres (15 miles) southwest of Damascus, Lebanon's al-Manar television channel said on Thursday. REUTERS/Sana
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A damaged area is pictured after a car bomb in Qatana, near Damascus December 13, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana

A damaged area is pictured after a car bomb in Qatana, near Damascus December 13, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana

A damaged area is pictured after a car bomb in Qatana, near Damascus December 13, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana
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A view of a damaged building after what activists said was a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad firing missiles in Erbeen near Damascus December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Bassam Al-Erbeeni/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of a damaged building after what activists said was a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad firing missiles in Erbeen near Damascus December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Bassam Al-Erbeeni/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of a damaged building after what activists said was a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad firing missiles in Erbeen near Damascus December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Bassam Al-Erbeeni/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A Free Syrian Army fighter aims his weapon towards a Syrian military warplane (not pictured) in Aleppo's al-Amereya district December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Anadani

A Free Syrian Army fighter aims his weapon towards a Syrian military warplane (not pictured) in Aleppo's al-Amereya district December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Anadani

A Free Syrian Army fighter aims his weapon towards a Syrian military warplane (not pictured) in Aleppo's al-Amereya district December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Anadani
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Free Syrian Army fighters prepare their weapons in Aleppo's al-Amereya district December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Anadani

Free Syrian Army fighters prepare their weapons in Aleppo's al-Amereya district December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Anadani

Free Syrian Army fighters prepare their weapons in Aleppo's al-Amereya district December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Saleh Anadani
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A crowd gathers around wrecked vehicles after a bomb explosion in a minibus at the Mazeh 86 area in Damascus in this December 12, 2012 handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. Sana said the "terrorist bomb" killed three people and wounded another eight people in the Mazeh 86 are in west Damascus. Damascus residents say the area is controlled by Assad loyalists. REUTERS/SANA

A crowd gathers around wrecked vehicles after a bomb explosion in a minibus at the Mazeh 86 area in Damascus in this December 12, 2012 handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. Sana said the "terrorist bomb" killed three...more

A crowd gathers around wrecked vehicles after a bomb explosion in a minibus at the Mazeh 86 area in Damascus in this December 12, 2012 handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. Sana said the "terrorist bomb" killed three people and wounded another eight people in the Mazeh 86 are in west Damascus. Damascus residents say the area is controlled by Assad loyalists. REUTERS/SANA
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