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A torn poster of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is seen at the entrance of a factory in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

A torn poster of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is seen at the entrance of a factory in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

A torn poster of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is seen at the entrance of a factory in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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A Free Syrian Army fighter poses as he burns a Syrian flag in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

A Free Syrian Army fighter poses as he burns a Syrian flag in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

A Free Syrian Army fighter poses as he burns a Syrian flag in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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Damaged buildings are seen in the Al-khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Damaged buildings are seen in the Al-khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Damaged buildings are seen in the Al-khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters pose as they burn pictures of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad inside a factory in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters pose as they burn pictures of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad inside a factory in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters pose as they burn pictures of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad inside a factory in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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Free Syrian Army fighters run during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters run during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters run during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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Free Syrian Army fighters return fire during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters return fire during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters return fire during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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Free Syrian Army fighters carry their weapons as they head to the front line in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters carry their weapons as they head to the front line in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Free Syrian Army fighters carry their weapons as they head to the front line in Ouwayjah village in Aleppo December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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A view of a damaged mosque and buildings in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy

A view of a damaged mosque and buildings in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy

A view of a damaged mosque and buildings in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy
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Men ride a motorbike past a church at a Christian area in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy

Men ride a motorbike past a church at a Christian area in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy

Men ride a motorbike past a church at a Christian area in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy
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Free Syrian Army fighters sit with their weapons in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy

Free Syrian Army fighters sit with their weapons in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy

Free Syrian Army fighters sit with their weapons in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy
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A Free Syrian Army fighter stands on a street with an RPG in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy

A Free Syrian Army fighter stands on a street with an RPG in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy

A Free Syrian Army fighter stands on a street with an RPG in Daraya near Damascus December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Hussam Chamy
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Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farouq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farouq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farouq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farooq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farooq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farooq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A Free Syrian Army fighter walks near damaged buildings the Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks near damaged buildings the Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks near damaged buildings the Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Damaged buildings are seen at Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Damaged buildings are seen at Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Damaged buildings are seen at Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A Free Syrian Army fighter walks past buildings damaged after what activists said was a Syrian Air Force fighter jet operated by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles on Darya, near Damascus December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Dirani/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks past buildings damaged after what activists said was a Syrian Air Force fighter jet operated by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles on Darya, near Damascus December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi...more

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks past buildings damaged after what activists said was a Syrian Air Force fighter jet operated by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad fired missiles on Darya, near Damascus December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Dirani/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters are pictured in Darya, near Damascus December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Dirani/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are pictured in Darya, near Damascus December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Dirani/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are pictured in Darya, near Damascus December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Dirani/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farouq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farouq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farouq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farouq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farouq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters from Al-Farouq battalion are seen in Halfaya, near Hama December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Damaged buildings are seen at Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Damaged buildings are seen at Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Damaged buildings are seen at Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 16, 2012. Picture taken December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A Free Syrian Army fighter carries his weapon as he walks along a damaged street in Aleppo's Khan al-Wazeer district December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter carries his weapon as he walks along a damaged street in Aleppo's Khan al-Wazeer district December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter carries his weapon as he walks along a damaged street in Aleppo's Khan al-Wazeer district December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Heretani
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A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position as he points his weapon in Aleppo's Khan al-Wazeer district December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position as he points his weapon in Aleppo's Khan al-Wazeer district December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position as he points his weapon in Aleppo's Khan al-Wazeer district December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Heretani
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A Free Syrian Army fighter releases balloons to check for the position of snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Khan al-Wazeer district December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter releases balloons to check for the position of snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Khan al-Wazeer district December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Heretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter releases balloons to check for the position of snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Khan al-Wazeer district December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Heretani
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A Free Syrian Army fighter holds up his rifle to celebrate capturing the Military Infantry School after heavy fighting with troops loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

A Free Syrian Army fighter holds up his rifle to celebrate capturing the Military Infantry School after heavy fighting with troops loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam

A Free Syrian Army fighter holds up his rifle to celebrate capturing the Military Infantry School after heavy fighting with troops loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo December 16, 2012. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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