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** FILE ** Israeli soldiers conduct a military exercise in the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights, captured from neighboring Syria in the 1967 war, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians walk past a crater caused by an explosion at the scene where triple bombs exploded at the Saadallah al-Jabri square, in Aleppo, Syria, on Oct. 3, 2012. (Associated Press/SANA)

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Associated Press Smoke rises in Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday. Hezbollah commander Ali Hussein Nassif’ was killed by a roadside blast in Syria and his body was returned to Lebanon on Sunday. The bodies of other militants also have been returned to Lebanon recently.

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Smoke rises in Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday. Hezbollah commander Ali Hussein Nassif’ was killed by a roadside blast in Syria and his body was returned to Lebanon on Sunday. The bodies of other militants also have been returned to Lebanon recently. (Associated Press)

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This image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising from buildings after government shelling in Daraa, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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This image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising from buildings after government shelling in Daraa, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem accuses the media, international aid groups and other external forces of attempting to destabilize his country. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem (left) listens to his Lebanese counterpart, Adnan Mansour, at the Nonaligned Movement summit in Tehran on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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** FILE ** Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem (left) listens to his Lebanese counterpart, Adnan Mansour, at the Nonaligned Movement summit in Tehran on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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A displaced Syrian woman and her grandson sit Sept. 30, 2012 in a refugee camp on the Turkey border, near Azaz village in Syria. (Associated Press)

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A displaced Syrian woman and her grandson sit Sept. 30, 2012 in a refugee camp on the Turkey border, near Azaz village in Syria. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Free Syrian Army fighters drink tea next to closed shops in the souk of the old city of Aleppo, Syria, on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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** FILE ** Free Syrian Army fighters drink tea next to closed shops in the souk of the old city of Aleppo, Syria, on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (right) welcomes Nabil Elaraby (left), Head of the Arab League, during a Clinton-hosted gathering of Friends of Syria group on Sept. 28, 2012, in New York. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (right) welcomes Nabil Elaraby (left), Head of the Arab League, during a Clinton-hosted gathering of Friends of Syria group on Sept. 28, 2012, in New York. (Associated Press)

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Free Syrian Army fighters carry the body of a comrade away from the front line during clashes against Syrian army forces in Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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Free Syrian Army fighters carry the body of a comrade away from the front line during clashes against Syrian army forces in Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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The remains of a vehicle and other debris after a car exploded are seen Sept. 26, 2012, at Syria's army command headquarters in Damascus, Syria. Twin blasts targeting Syria's army command headquarters rocked the capital, setting off hours of sporadic gunbattles and a raging fire inside the heavily guarded compound, state-run media and witnesses said. (Associated Press/SANA)

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The remains of a vehicle and other debris after a car exploded are seen Sept. 26, 2012, at Syria's army command headquarters in Damascus, Syria. Twin blasts targeting Syria's army command headquarters rocked the capital, setting off hours of sporadic gunbattles and a raging fire inside the heavily guarded compound, state-run media and witnesses said. (Associated Press/SANA)

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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows smoke rising from Syria's army command headquarters in Damascus, Syria,Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Twin blasts targeting Syria's army command headquarters rocked the capital on Wednesday, setting off hours of sporadic gunbattles and a raging fire inside the heavily guarded compound, state-run media and witnesses said. (AP Photo/SANA)