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Syria rebels seize base as envoy holds talks

Members of the Free Syrian Army pose with their weapons and a snowman at the Jouret al Shayah area in Homs January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Members of the Free Syrian Army pose with their weapons and a snowman at the Jouret al Shayah area in Homs January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Members of the Free Syrian Army pose with their weapons and a snowman at the Jouret al Shayah area in Homs January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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Syrian refugees queue to receive food and bread at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof

Syrian refugees queue to receive food and bread at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof

Syrian refugees queue to receive food and bread at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof
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Syrian refugees queue to receive food and bread at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof

Syrian refugees queue to receive food and bread at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof

Syrian refugees queue to receive food and bread at Bab al-Salam refugee camp in Syria near the Turkish border January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Abdalghne Karoof
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A member of the Free Syrian Army talks on a radio near Menagh military airport in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A member of the Free Syrian Army talks on a radio near Menagh military airport in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A member of the Free Syrian Army talks on a radio near Menagh military airport in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano
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A Free Syrian Army fighter uses binoculars near the Menagh military airport, in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A Free Syrian Army fighter uses binoculars near the Menagh military airport, in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A Free Syrian Army fighter uses binoculars near the Menagh military airport, in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano
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Members of the Free Syrian Army sit in a tunnel during the liberation of Menagh military airport January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

Members of the Free Syrian Army sit in a tunnel during the liberation of Menagh military airport January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

Members of the Free Syrian Army sit in a tunnel during the liberation of Menagh military airport January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano
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Children walk on Syrian territory at Bab Al-Salam border crossing with Turkish (rear) and Syrian flags in the background January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/ Mahmoud Hassano

Children walk on Syrian territory at Bab Al-Salam border crossing with Turkish (rear) and Syrian flags in the background January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/ Mahmoud Hassano

Children walk on Syrian territory at Bab Al-Salam border crossing with Turkish (rear) and Syrian flags in the background January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/ Mahmoud Hassano
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A Free Syrian Army fighter uses a scope near the Menagh military airport in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A Free Syrian Army fighter uses a scope near the Menagh military airport in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A Free Syrian Army fighter uses a scope near the Menagh military airport in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano
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A member of the Free Syrian Army puts his scope in the snow in the village of Menagh, in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A member of the Free Syrian Army puts his scope in the snow in the village of Menagh, in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano

A member of the Free Syrian Army puts his scope in the snow in the village of Menagh, in Aleppo's countryside January 10, 2013. Picture taken January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hassano
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Demonstrators hold a banners during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold a banners during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold a banners during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Demonstrators hold a banner during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold a banner during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold a banner during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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An elderly man seen near a damaged building after a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

An elderly man seen near a damaged building after a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News...more

An elderly man seen near a damaged building after a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Demonstrators hold banners during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold banners during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold banners during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Kafranbel, near Idlib January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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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 January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. 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 January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. 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 January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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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 January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. 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 January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. 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 January 11, 2013 in this picture provided by Shaam News Network. REUTERS/Raed Al-Fares/Shaam News Network/Handout
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