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People inspect a site hit by what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

People inspect a site hit by what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

People inspect a site hit by what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Men walk past a burnt vehicle and damaged buildings along a street in the besieged area of Homs January 6, 2014. Picture taken January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

Men walk past a burnt vehicle and damaged buildings along a street in the besieged area of Homs January 6, 2014. Picture taken January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

Men walk past a burnt vehicle and damaged buildings along a street in the besieged area of Homs January 6, 2014. Picture taken January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya
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Men carry the body of a man who was shot by what activists said a sniper loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the besieged area of Homs January 6, 2014. Picture taken January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

Men carry the body of a man who was shot by what activists said a sniper loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the besieged area of Homs January 6, 2014. Picture taken January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

Men carry the body of a man who was shot by what activists said a sniper loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the besieged area of Homs January 6, 2014. Picture taken January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya
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People rush after what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

People rush after what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

People rush after what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A man reacts as he carries a wounded girl who survived what activists say was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man reacts as he carries a wounded girl who survived what activists say was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man reacts as he carries a wounded girl who survived what activists say was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Syrian Information Minister Omran Zoabi speaks during a news conference in Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Syrian Information Minister Omran Zoabi speaks during a news conference in Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

Syrian Information Minister Omran Zoabi speaks during a news conference in Damascus January 7, 2014. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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A rebel fighter guards a street to prevent members of the al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from entering Jabal al-Zawiya in Idlib January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Fadi Mashan

A rebel fighter guards a street to prevent members of the al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from entering Jabal al-Zawiya in Idlib January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Fadi Mashan

A rebel fighter guards a street to prevent members of the al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from entering Jabal al-Zawiya in Idlib January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Fadi Mashan
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