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Syrian jets bomb rebel bases near Turkey border

A member of the Free Syrian Army waits as gunfire is heard between them and the armed Kurds of The Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region's problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A member of the Free Syrian Army waits as gunfire is heard between them and the armed Kurds of The Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive...more

A member of the Free Syrian Army waits as gunfire is heard between them and the armed Kurds of The Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region's problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A Turkish soldier takes up position as gunfire is heard in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region's problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A Turkish soldier takes up position as gunfire is heard in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near...more

A Turkish soldier takes up position as gunfire is heard in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region's problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A Syrian family from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain reacts in front of the Turkish border fence in the northern Syrian town of Ceylanpinar, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region's problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A Syrian family from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain reacts in front of the Turkish border fence in the northern Syrian town of Ceylanpinar, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with...more

A Syrian family from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain reacts in front of the Turkish border fence in the northern Syrian town of Ceylanpinar, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region's problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Members of the Free Syrian Army gather as gunfire is heard between them and the armed Kurds of The Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Members of the Free Syrian Army gather as gunfire is heard between them and the armed Kurds of The Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Members of the Free Syrian Army gather as gunfire is heard between them and the armed Kurds of The Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Damaged cars are seen near a curtain erected as protection from snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at the al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damaged cars are seen near a curtain erected as protection from snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at the al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Damaged cars are seen near a curtain erected as protection from snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at the al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs November 24, 2012. Picture taken November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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Syrian children from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain are pictured near the Turkish border fence as gunfire is heard between the Free Syrian Army and the armed Kurds of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ceylanpinar, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region's problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Syrian children from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain are pictured near the Turkish border fence as gunfire is heard between the Free Syrian Army and the armed Kurds of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of...more

Syrian children from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain are pictured near the Turkish border fence as gunfire is heard between the Free Syrian Army and the armed Kurds of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ceylanpinar, November 25, 2012. Iran said Turkey's plans to deploy Patriot defensive missiles near its border with Syria would add to the region's problems, as fears grow of the Syrian civil war spilling across frontiers. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Members of the Free Syrian Army gather as gunfire is heard between them and the armed Kurds of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, November 25, 2012. IREUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Members of the Free Syrian Army gather as gunfire is heard between them and the armed Kurds of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, November 25, 2012. IREUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Members of the Free Syrian Army gather as gunfire is heard between them and the armed Kurds of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, November 25, 2012. IREUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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A car drives near buildings damaged after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Marat Al-Numan, according to opposition activists, near the northern province of Idlib November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Zakwan Hadeed/Shaam News Network/Handout

A car drives near buildings damaged after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Marat Al-Numan, according to opposition activists, near the northern province of Idlib November 23, 2012....more

A car drives near buildings damaged after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Marat Al-Numan, according to opposition activists, near the northern province of Idlib November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Zakwan Hadeed/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A car drives past damaged buildings after what opposition activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Daria near Damascus November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A car drives past damaged buildings after what opposition activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Daria near Damascus November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A car drives past damaged buildings after what opposition activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Daria near Damascus November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi al-Derani/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A view of buildings and vehicles damaged after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Marat Al-Numan, according to opposition activists, near the northern province of Idlib November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Zakwan Hadeed/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view of buildings and vehicles damaged after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Marat Al-Numan, according to opposition activists, near the northern province of Idlib November 23, 2012....more

A view of buildings and vehicles damaged after a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles at Marat Al-Numan, according to opposition activists, near the northern province of Idlib November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Zakwan Hadeed/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters carry their weapons in Bustan Al Basha in Aleppo November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters carry their weapons in Bustan Al Basha in Aleppo November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters carry their weapons in Bustan Al Basha in Aleppo November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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Dead civilians lie in the middle of the street after opposition activists said they were shot by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Al Midan in Aleppo November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Dead civilians lie in the middle of the street after opposition activists said they were shot by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Al Midan in Aleppo November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Dead civilians lie in the middle of the street after opposition activists said they were shot by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Al Midan in Aleppo November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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