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Syrian government forces quit town linking Aleppo to south: monitor

Demonstrators hold opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Binsh near Idlib November 2, 2012. Banner reads "The Syrian people are one". REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Binsh near Idlib November 2, 2012. Banner reads "The Syrian people are one". REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News...more

Demonstrators hold opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Binsh near Idlib November 2, 2012. Banner reads "The Syrian people are one". REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A boy holds a toy gun during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Binsh near Idlib November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

A boy holds a toy gun during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Binsh near Idlib November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

A boy holds a toy gun during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Binsh near Idlib November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A view shows buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Erbeen, near Damascus October 30, 2012. Picture taken October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Bassem El-Erbeen/Shaam News Network

A view shows buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Erbeen, near Damascus October 30, 2012. Picture taken October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Bassem...more

A view shows buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Erbeen, near Damascus October 30, 2012. Picture taken October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Bassem El-Erbeen/Shaam News Network
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Syrian refugees, fleeing violence in their country, wait to cross into Iraqi territory, at the Syrian-Iraq border November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

Syrian refugees, fleeing violence in their country, wait to cross into Iraqi territory, at the Syrian-Iraq border November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

Syrian refugees, fleeing violence in their country, wait to cross into Iraqi territory, at the Syrian-Iraq border November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani
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Syrians wait in line to buy petrol at a gasoline station in Derik, Al-Hasakah November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

Syrians wait in line to buy petrol at a gasoline station in Derik, Al-Hasakah November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

Syrians wait in line to buy petrol at a gasoline station in Derik, Al-Hasakah November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani
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Demonstrators hold opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Sermada near Idlib November 2, 2012. Banner reads "Sermada" REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Sermada near Idlib November 2, 2012. Banner reads "Sermada" REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Demonstrators hold opposition flags during a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, after Friday prayers in Sermada near Idlib November 2, 2012. Banner reads "Sermada" REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout
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