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Syria rebels win support from Britain, battle in Damascus

Buildings damaged after shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at Douma near Damascus November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Abed Al-Kareem Muhammad/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged after shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at Douma near Damascus November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Abed Al-Kareem Muhammad/Shaam News Network/Handout

Buildings damaged after shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at Douma near Damascus November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Abed Al-Kareem Muhammad/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Residents walk near buildings damaged after shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Harasta near Damascus November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Abed Al-Kareem Muhammad/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents walk near buildings damaged after shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Harasta near Damascus November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Abed Al-Kareem Muhammad/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents walk near buildings damaged after shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Harasta near Damascus November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Abed Al-Kareem Muhammad/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A view of buildings damaged after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles in Douma, near Damascus, November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Abed Al-Kareem Muhammad/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles in Douma, near Damascus, November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Abed Al-Kareem Muhammad/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings damaged after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles in Douma, near Damascus, November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Abed Al-Kareem Muhammad/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A girl sits on a railway track as she looks to cross the border fence from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain into Turkey, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A girl sits on a railway track as she looks to cross the border fence from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain into Turkey, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A girl sits on a railway track as she looks to cross the border fence from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain into Turkey, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Syrian Air Force helicopters used by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at a military base at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Redwan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian Air Force helicopters used by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at a military base at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Redwan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian Air Force helicopters used by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at a military base at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Redwan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Syrian Air Force helicopters used by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at a military base at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Redwan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian Air Force helicopters used by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at a military base at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Redwan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian Air Force helicopters used by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are seen at a military base at Taftanaz near the northern province of Idlib November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Redwan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Men begin work to reinforce the border fence between the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain and the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Men begin work to reinforce the border fence between the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain and the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Men begin work to reinforce the border fence between the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain and the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Turkish soldiers take up position near the border with Syria, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Turkish soldiers take up position near the border with Syria, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Turkish soldiers take up position near the border with Syria, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Turkish police officers take up position near the border with Syria, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Turkish police officers take up position near the border with Syria, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Turkish police officers take up position near the border with Syria, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A man prepares to cross the border fence from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain into Turkey, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A man prepares to cross the border fence from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain into Turkey, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A man prepares to cross the border fence from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain into Turkey, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A man begins work to reinforce the border fence between the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain and the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A man begins work to reinforce the border fence between the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain and the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A man begins work to reinforce the border fence between the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain and the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Turkish soldiers take up position, near the border with Syria, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Turkish soldiers take up position, near the border with Syria, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Turkish soldiers take up position, near the border with Syria, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Turkish troops take a position as gunfire is heard near the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Turkish troops take a position as gunfire is heard near the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Turkish troops take a position as gunfire is heard near the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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