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**FILE** In this image made from amateur video released by the Ugarit News and accessed July 23, 2012, a Free Syrian Army soldier looks at a military tank caught on fire during clashes with Syrian government troops in Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press/Ugarit News via AP video)

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On Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, Syrians Bassem Kharfani (left) and Mahmoud Jikar sit at the door of Mr. Jikar's house, one of more than a dozen homes destroyed in a Syrian government bombardment last week that killed more than 40 people in Azaz, Syria. (AP Photo/Ben Hubbard)

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On Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, Syrians Bassem Kharfani (left) and Mahmoud Jikar sit at the door of Mr. Jikar's house, one of more than a dozen homes destroyed in a Syrian government bombardment last week that killed more than 40 people in Azaz, Syria. (AP Photo/Ben Hubbard)

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Lakhdar Brahimi, a former Algerian foreign affairs minister who was named Friday as the new U.N. envoy for Syria, gives an interview to the Associated Press in Paris on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

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Lakhdar Brahimi, a former Algerian foreign affairs minister who was named Friday as the new U.N. envoy for Syria, gives an interview to the Associated Press in Paris on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad performs Eid prayers at the Hamad mosque in Damascus, Syria, on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, to mark Eid al-Fitr, a three-day holiday ending the holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad performs Eid prayers at the Hamad mosque in Damascus, Syria, on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, to mark Eid al-Fitr, a three-day holiday ending the holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Syrians check the damage to houses Aug. 15, 2012, after an air strike destroyed at least ten houses in the town of Azaz on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press)

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Syrians check the damage to houses Aug. 15, 2012, after an air strike destroyed at least ten houses in the town of Azaz on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian man looks for survivors Aug. 15, 2012, under the rubble of destroyed houses after an air strike in the town of Azaz, Syria, on the outskirts of Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian man looks for survivors Aug. 15, 2012, under the rubble of destroyed houses after an air strike in the town of Azaz, Syria, on the outskirts of Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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Syrian security investigate the scene after a bomb attached to a fuel truck exploded outside a Damascus hotel where U.N. observers are staying in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. Several people were wounded, Syria's state TV reported. TV said the explosion took place near a parking lot used by the army command, which is about 300 meters (yards) away. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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Syrian security investigate the scene after a bomb attached to a fuel truck exploded outside a Damascus hotel where U.N. observers are staying in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. Several people were wounded, Syria's state TV reported. TV said the explosion took place near a parking lot used by the army command, which is about 300 meters (yards) away. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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Syrian security investigate the scene Aug. 15, 2012, after a bomb attached to a fuel truck exploded outside a hotel in Damascus, Syria, where U.N. observers are staying. Several people were wounded, Syria's state TV reported. TV said the explosion took place near a parking lot used by the army command, which is about 300 meters (yards) away. (Associated Press)

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Syrian security investigate the scene Aug. 15, 2012, after a bomb attached to a fuel truck exploded outside a hotel in Damascus, Syria, where U.N. observers are staying. Several people were wounded, Syria's state TV reported. TV said the explosion took place near a parking lot used by the army command, which is about 300 meters (yards) away. (Associated Press)

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Syrians inspect a hole allegedly made during an airstrike by government forces in the town of Marea, some 21 miles north of Aleppo, Syria, on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)

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Syrians inspect a hole allegedly made during an airstrike by government forces in the town of Marea, some 21 miles north of Aleppo, Syria, on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)

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associated press This image purports to show Col. Rafik Mohammed Suleiman, a Syrian pilot, being interrogated by a rebel officer after his Soviet-made MiG warplane was apparently hit by ground fire over Deir el-Zour province in Syria on Monday.

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This image purports to show Col. Rafik Mohammed Suleiman, a Syrian pilot, being interrogated by a rebel officer after his Soviet-made MiG warplane was apparently hit by ground fire over Deir el-Zour province in Syria on Monday. (Associated Press)