Former Syrian soldiers hold flags of the Syrian revolution as they stand in front their armored personnel carrier shortly after defecting and joining the rebels in the Khaldiyeh neighborhood in Homs province in central Syria on Saturday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Fadi Zaidan)

Photo by: Fadi Zaidan

Former Syrian soldiers hold flags of the Syrian revolution as they stand in front their armored personnel carrier shortly after defecting and joining the rebels in the Khaldiyeh neighborhood in Homs province in central Syria on Saturday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Fadi Zaidan)