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Free Syrian Army fighters carry a wounded comrade in the Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria, on Sept. 11, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi (left) talks Aug. 31, 2012, with Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, under a portrait of Iranian late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, during their meeting in Tehran. (Associated Press/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

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**FILE** Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi (left) talks Aug. 31, 2012, with Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, under a portrait of Iranian late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, during their meeting in Tehran. (Associated Press/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

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Sen. John McCain says he is disappointed that both presidential candidates are sidestepping world affairs and blasts President Obama for not aiding rebels in Syria and abandoning Iraq and Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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Syrian rebel fighters raise their weapons as they head to fight government forces near Aleppo, Syria, on Monday. A prominent defector says the opposition can oust the regime if given international aid. (Associated Press)

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Syrian rebel fighters raise their weapons as they head to fight government forces near Aleppo, Syria, on Monday. A prominent defector says the opposition can oust the regime if given international aid. (Associated Press)

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Syrian rebel fighters raise their weapons Sept. 10, 2012, as they head to fight government forces in Suran, Syria, on the outskirts of Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** FSA soldiers go to the front line in Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria, on Sept. 9, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** FSA soldiers go to the front line in Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria, on Sept. 9, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Sen. John McCain says he is disappointed that both presidential candidates are sidestepping world affairs and blasts President Obama for not aiding rebels in Syria and abandoning Iraq and Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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Sen. John McCain says he is disappointed that both presidential candidates are sidestepping world affairs and blasts President Obama for not aiding rebels in Syria and abandoning Iraq and Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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Free Syrian Army soldiers help a severely wounded colleague after he was shot by a Syrian army sniper in the Izaa district of Aleppo, Syria, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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Free Syrian Army soldiers help a severely wounded colleague after he was shot by a Syrian army sniper in the Izaa district of Aleppo, Syria, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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A Syrian child who fled her home in Aleppo with her family because of fighting between the rebels and the Syrian army, rests Wednesday at a school where she and her family took refuge, in Suran, Syria. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian child who fled her home in Aleppo with her family because of fighting between the rebels and the Syrian army, rests Wednesday at a school where she and her family took refuge, in Suran, Syria. (Associated Press)

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Amjad Al-Saleh, a Syrian child suffering from food poisoning, is comforted by his mother as they take refuge at the Bab Al-Salameh border crossing near Azaz, Syria, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in hopes of entering a refugee camp in Turkey. The Al-Saleh family left their home in Marea, Syria, 11 days before when government forces shelled their house. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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Amjad Al-Saleh, a Syrian child suffering from food poisoning, is comforted by his mother as they take refuge at the Bab Al-Salameh border crossing near Azaz, Syria, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in hopes of entering a refugee camp in Turkey. The Al-Saleh family left their home in Marea, Syria, 11 days before when government forces shelled their house. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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Ghassan Khalil, 30, who fled his home in Marea, Syria, 12 days before because of government shelling of his house, holds his sleeping son Mahmoud, 2, who suffers with a fever, as they take refuge at the Bab Al-Salameh border crossing near Azaz, Syria, on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in hopes of entering a refugee camp in Turkey. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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Ghassan Khalil, 30, who fled his home in Marea, Syria, 12 days before because of government shelling of his house, holds his sleeping son Mahmoud, 2, who suffers with a fever, as they take refuge at the Bab Al-Salameh border crossing near Azaz, Syria, on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in hopes of entering a refugee camp in Turkey. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

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German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle (from left); Reem al-Hashimi, minister of state of the United Arab Emirates; former Syrian Vice Oil Minister Abdo Hussameddin; and Bassma Kodmani of the Syrian Business Forum listen to Abdulbaset Sieda, president of the Syrian National Council, at a gathering of Syrian opposition representatives and diplomats at the Germany Foreign Ministry in Berlin on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)