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Syrian regime opponent George Sabra , center, during the vote count of the election of the Executive Office of the Syrian National Council in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

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Maj. Gen. Mohammed Fares, an ex-Syrian astronaut who defected in August and joined the main umbrella group for regime opponents, attends a meeting of the general assembly of the Syrian National Council in Doha, Qatar, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmed Khalil, Syrian National Council)

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Maj. Gen. Mohammed Fares, an ex-Syrian astronaut who defected in August and joined the main umbrella group for opponents of the Assad regime, attends a meeting of the general assembly of the Syrian National Council in Doha, Qatar, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Ahmed Khalil, Syrian National Council)

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Attendees at an Arab League conference on Syria on Monday, July 2, 2012, in Cairo include (from left) Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu; Khalid Al Attiya, Qatar minister of state for international cooperation; Iraqi Foreign Affairs Minister Hoshyar Zebari; Arab League Secretary-General Nabil El Araby; Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheik Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah; Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr; and Palestinian envoy Nasser Al Qudwa. (AP Photo)

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Attendees at an Arab League conference on Syria on Monday, July 2, 2012, in Cairo include (from left) Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu; Khalid Al Attiya, Qatar minister of state for international cooperation; Iraqi Foreign Affairs Minister Hoshyar Zebari; Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby; Sheik Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah, the Kuwaiti foreign minister; Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr; and Palestinian envoy Nasser Al Qudwa. (AP Photo)

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** FILE ** Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (left) and Khaled Mashaal (right), chief of the Islamic militant group Hamas, sit with Qatar's crown prince, Sheik Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, as they sign a reconciliation agreement in Doha, Qatar, on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Thaer Ghanaim, Palestinian President's Office)

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (right), Qatar Foreign Minister Khalid Mohamed A. Al-Attiyah (center) and Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed K. Amr participate in a panel discussion at the Conference on Security Policy on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012 in Munich. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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Addison Reel, 2, of Dover, Del., checks out posters at BWI airport while waiting for her father, Air Force Tech Sgt. Scott Reel, who arrived on a flight from Qatar on Dec. 1. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters shout slogans against the Arab League as a woman throws an egg during a protest in front of the embassy of Qatar, in Damascus, Syria, on Saturday Nov. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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Mustafa Abdul-Jalil (left), head of the Libyan rebels' National Transitional Council, and Major Gen. Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah, Qatari chief of staff, look on during NATO talks in Doha, Qatar, on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

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A cafe owner (center) makes espresso in Benghazi, Libya, on Wednesday while news coverage of the Doha, Qatar, talks on the Libyan crisis plays on a TV in the background and a man seen reflected in the shop window (left) walks past outside. (AP Photo)

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Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague (right), listening to Qatar's Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani, said after Tuesday's London Conference on Libya the subject of arming rebels did not come up. "That was not one of the subjects for discussion," he said. (Associated Press)

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British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a joint press conference with Qatari Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jabr al-Thani, in Doha, Wednesday Feb. 23, 2011. During a question and answer session with students at Qatar University, Cameron said there should be "consequences" for the Libyan regime if it continued to use "appalling levels of violence" against its own people, and that he would like to see a United Nations Security Council resolution to send "a very clear warning" to Col. Gadhafi and the Libyan armed forces that what they were doing was "wrong and against the law".(AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton talks at the Forum for the Future conference in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Jan.13, 2011. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

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Volkswagen's driver Nasser Al-Attiyah, of Qatar, and co-driver Timo Gottschalk, of Germany, compete Sunday during the first stage of the 2011 Argentina-Chile Dakar Rally between Victoria and Cordoba, Argentina. (Associated Press)

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Former US President Bill Clinton, Honorary Chairman USA Bid Commitee, of the delegation of the USA bid, reacts after Qatar was announced as host for the 2022 World Cup during the FIFA 2018 and 2022 World Cup Bid Announcement in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Keystone/Patrick B. Kraemer)

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A Qatari boy with his face painted in the colours of the national flag arrives at Doha's traditional souk where people gathered to follow FIFA's selection on the two countries to host the World Cups, 2018 and 2022, in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. Qatar has submitted its nomination to host the 2022 World Cup. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

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Members of the Qatar delegation celebrate after it was announced that Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA Soccer World Cup, in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Keystone/Steffen Schmidt)

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Qataris react in the streets, after the announcement that Qatar will host the soccer World Cup in 2022, in Doha, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)

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Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of Qatar, holds the World Cup trophy after the announcement of Qatar hosting the 2022 soccer World Cup in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)