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Turkish military stand near the Turkey-Syria border in Akcakale, Turkey, early Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Turkey fired on Syrian targets for a second day Thursday, but said it has no intention of declaring war, despite tensions after deadly shelling from Syria killed five civilians in a Turkish border town. (AP Photo)

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Syrians carry a rebel injured during fighting with the Syrian army in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, background behind border gate, to the Turkish city of Akcakale on the Turkey-Syria border, Turkey, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish troops have returned fire after a mortar shell from Syria again landed on its territory. Turkish artillery has fired at Syrian targets for two straight days after shelling from Syria killed five civilians in Turkey. The Turkish flag, left, and the three star Syrian rebel flag, right, fly over the border post. (AP Photo)

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In this Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 photo, a Free Syrian Army sniper shoots his gun towards government troops as rebel fighters belonging to the Liwa Al Tawhid group carry out a military operation at the Moaskar front line, one of the battlefields in Karmal Jabl neighborhood, in Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras).

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In this Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 photo, a Free Syrian Army fighter shoots a gun as rebel fighters belonging to the Liwa Al Tawhid group carry out a military operation at the Karmal Jabl front line, in Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras).

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In this Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 photo, a rebel fighter retreats for cover as enemy fire targets the rebel position during clashes at the Moaskar front line, one of the battlefields in the Karmal Jabl neighborhood, of Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras).

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In this Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 photo, a Free Syrian Army fighter watches over an enemy position as rebel fighters belonging to the Liwa Al Tawhid group carry out a military operation at the Moaskar front line, one of the battlefields in the Karmal Jabl neighborhood, in Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras).

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** FILE ** In this June 14, 2012, file photo, U.N. observers inspect the prayer hall of the Sayyida Zeinab shrine, which was damaged after a car bomb exploded near the shrine, in a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Iraqi Shiites increasingly fear the Muslim sect and its holy sites could be targeted in Syria, and Iranian-linked militants loyal to the faction are girding for a new eruption of retaliatory sectarian fighting, according to Iraqi Shiite leaders and government officials. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi, File)

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** FILE ** In this June 14, 2012, file photo, U.N. observers inspect the prayer hall of the Sayyida Zeinab shrine, which was damaged after a car bomb exploded near the shrine, in a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Iraqi Shiites increasingly fear the Muslim sect and its holy sites could be targeted in Syria, and Iranian-linked militants loyal to the faction are girding for a new eruption of retaliatory sectarian fighting, according to Iraqi Shiite leaders and government officials. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi, File)

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Syrians help a man and a boy who were severely injured by an artillery shell that landed near a bakery on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, in Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)

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A Syrian refugee woman cooks in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo / Manu Brabo)

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Three displaced Syrian children play in puddles in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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A displaced Syrian woman and her granddaughter are seen in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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A displaced Syrian child runs past tents in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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Mustafa, a displaced Syrian man affected by a hiatal hernia, is seen at his family tent in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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A displaced Syrian child waits for food at an NGO charitable kitchen in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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A displaced Syrian woman takes food in an NGO charitable kitchen in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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Displaced Syrian men wait for food near an NGO charitable kitchen in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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A displaced Syrian girl is seen among tents in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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A man severely injured by an artillery shell that landed near a bakery is carried to a hospital for treatment in Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)

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Syrians wheel a man injured from an artillery shell that landed near a bakery to a hospital for treatment in Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Several were killed and a dozen were injured in the attack. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)