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This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network and taken on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, purports to show Syrians standing in the rubble of a destroyed building from shelling by Syrian forces in the Khaldiyeh neighborhood of Syria's Homs province. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network)

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This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network and taken on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, purports to show Syrians standing in the rubble of a destroyed building from shelling by Syrian forces in the Khaldiyeh neighborhood of Syria's Homs province. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network)

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In this photo from Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, Fatoum Obeid, 50, stands in a pile of trash left by Syrian soldiers who occupied her home in Atarib, Syria. In recent months, rebels have seized a huge swath of territory in northern Syria, giving them a freedom to move and organize unprecedented in the 17-month conflict. (AP Photo/Ben Hubbard)

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In this photo from Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, Fatoum Obeid, 50, stands in a pile of trash left by Syrian soldiers who occupied her home in Atarib, Syria. In recent months, rebels have seized a huge swath of territory in northern Syria, giving them a freedom to move and organize unprecedented in the 17-month conflict. (AP Photo/Ben Hubbard)

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This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, purports to show the destruction of houses by shelling from Syrian government forces in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. The Associated Press is unable to independently verify the authenticity, content, location or date of this handout photo. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network, SSN)

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This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, purports to show the destruction of houses by shelling from Syrian government forces in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. The Associated Press is unable to independently verify the authenticity, content, location or date of this handout photo. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network, SSN)

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** FILE ** In this July 6, 2012, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius attend the "Friends of Syria" conference in Paris. The United States is readying new sanctions on Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime and its allies as Clinton heads to Turkey on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, for weekend talks with top Turkish officials and Syrian opposition activists. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool, File)

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** FILE ** In this July 6, 2012, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius attend the "Friends of Syria" conference in Paris. The United States is readying new sanctions on Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime and its allies as Clinton heads to Turkey on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, for weekend talks with top Turkish officials and Syrian opposition activists. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool, File)

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A Syrian gunman shoots into the air Aug. 9, 2012, during the funeral of Free Syrian Army fighter Husain Al-Ali, 29, in the town of Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Syria. The fighter was killed during clashes in Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian gunman shoots into the air Aug. 9, 2012, during the funeral of Free Syrian Army fighter Husain Al-Ali, 29, in the town of Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Syria. The fighter was killed during clashes in Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian gunman shoots into the air Aug. 9, 2012, during the funeral of Free Syrian Army fighter Husain Al-Ali, 29, in the town of Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Syria. The fighter was killed during clashes in Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian gunman shoots into the air Aug. 9, 2012, during the funeral of Free Syrian Army fighter Husain Al-Ali, 29, in the town of Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Syria. The fighter was killed during clashes in Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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Syrians react after the Aug. 9, 2012, funeral of Free Syrian Army fighter Husain Al-Ali, 29, in the cemetery in the town of Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Syria. The fighter was killed during clashes in Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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Syrians react after the Aug. 9, 2012, funeral of Free Syrian Army fighter Husain Al-Ali, 29, in the cemetery in the town of Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Syria. The fighter was killed during clashes in Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian gunman fires into the air during the funeral for Free Syrian Army fighter Husain Al-Ali, 29, who was killed in clashes with forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on Thursday. The regime has been trying to drive rebels out of Syria’s largest city for two weeks. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian gunman fires into the air during the funeral for Free Syrian Army fighter Husain Al-Ali, 29, who was killed in clashes with forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad, on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on Thursday. The regime has been trying to drive rebels out of Syria’s largest city for two weeks. (Associated Press)

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Syrians on motorcycles look at the rubble of a destroyed house after it was hit by an airstrike that killed six people in the town of Tal Rifat, on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Syrians on motorcycles look at the rubble of a destroyed house after it was hit by an airstrike that killed six people in the town of Tal Rifat, on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Free Syrian Army soldiers hold their weapons during clashes with government forces in the southwest district of Salah al-Din in Aleppo, Syria, last week. Syrian troops launched a ground assault Wednesday on the besieged northern city of Aleppo, but activists said rebels were fighting back in a battle for the city. (Associated Press)