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This image made from amateur video from Hama Revolution 2011 and accessed by AP video, Friday, July 13, 2012, purports to show families gathered around bodies of victims killed by violence that, according to anti-regime activists, was carried out by government forces in Tremseh, Syria, about 15 kilometers (nine miles) northwest of the central city of Hama. (AP Photo/ Hama Revolution 2011 via AP video)

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks about the situation in Syria during a news conference Thursday at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva. (Associated Press)

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This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, purports to show anti-Syrian regime mourners carrying the coffins of Syrian citizens wrapped with Syrian revolutionary flags who were killed by the Syrian forces shelling, in Daraa, southern Syria, Tuesday June 26, 2012.

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This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, purports to show anti-Syrian regime mourners carrying the coffins of Syrian citizens wrapped with Syrian revolutionary flags who were killed by the Syrian forces shelling, in Daraa, southern Syria, Tuesday June 26, 2012.

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This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, purports to show anti-Syrian regime mourners chanting slogans, as they carry the coffins of Syrian citizens who were killed by Syrian forces shelling, in Daraa, southern Syria, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Syria's elite Republican Guard forces clashed with rebels just outside Damascus Tuesday in some of the most intense fighting involving the special forces guarding the capital since an uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime began last year, activists said. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network, SNN)

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In this citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, taken on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, black smoke rises from buildings near a mosque from purported forces shelling in Homs, Syria. The Associated Press is unable to independently verify the authenticity, content, location or date of this citizen journalist image. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network, SNN)

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In this citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network SNN, taken on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, black smoke rises from buildings near a mosque from purported forces shelling in Homs, Syria. The Associated Press is unable to independently verify the authenticity, content, location or date of this citizen journalist image. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network, SNN)

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Nawaf Fares, Syria's ex-ambassador to Iraq, sided with "the revolution" against President Bashar Assad. (Associated Press)

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Nawaf Fares, Syria's ex-ambassador to Iraq, sided with "the revolution" against President Bashar Assad. (Associated Press)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks to parliament in Damascus, Syria, on Sunday, June 3, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League special envoy to Syria, meets with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, July 9, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League special envoy for Syria, meets with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, July 9, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Syrian opposition leader Michel Kilo (right) and other members of his delegation leave Russia's Foreign Ministry after a meeting with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Monday, July 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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Syrian opposition leader Michel Kilo (right) and other members of his delegation leave Russia's Foreign Ministry after a meeting with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Monday, July 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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Kofi Annan, United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria, met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, on Monday. Mr. Annan said the two reached an understanding on a "framework" for peace that will now be presented to opposition forces. (SANA photographs via Associated Press)

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Syrian troops participate in a live fire exercise in an undisclosed location. (SANA photographs via Associated Press)

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Kofi Annan, United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria, met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, on Monday. Mr. Annan said the two reached an understanding on a "framework" for peace that will now be presented to opposition forces. (SANA photographs via Associated Press)

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International envoy Kofi Annan (left) meets July 9, 2012, with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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International envoy Kofi Annan (left) meets July 9, 2012, with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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**FILE** This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network and taken July 6, 2012, purports to show Syrians during a demonstration in Idlib, Syria. (Associated Press/Shaam News Network)