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In this citizen journalism image taken on May 29, 2012, and provided by Edlib News Network ENN, a Syrian girl sits atop of a U.N. observers vehicle during a demonstration in Kfarnebel, Idlib province in northern Syria. (Associated Press/Edlib News Network ENN)

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In this citizen journalism image taken on May 29, 2012, and provided by Edlib News Network ENN, a Syrian girl sits atop of a U.N. observers vehicle during a demonstration in Kfarnebel, Idlib province in northern Syria. (Associated Press/Edlib News Network ENN)

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This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed May 29, 2012, purports to show 13 blindfolded and handcuffed bodies on the ground in Deir el-Zour, Syria. (Associated Press/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed May 29, 2012, purports to show 13 blindfolded and handcuffed bodies on the ground in Deir el-Zour, Syria. (Associated Press/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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This image purports to show 13 blindfolded and handcuffed bodies on the ground in Deir el-Zour, Syria. U.N. observers discovered 13 bound corpses in eastern Syria, many of them apparently shot execution-style, the monitoring mission said Wednesday. The announcement comes days after a massacre in Houla, in the central Homs province, which killed more than 100 people and prompted worldwide condemnation against the regime of President Bashar Assad.

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A Lebanese man (right) helps a Syrian family on Wednesday after they were shot by a Syrian border guard when they were crossing a river from Syria into Lebanon at the northern Lebanese-Syrian border town of Wadi Khaled in Akkar. (Associated Press)

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This image purports to show 13 blindfolded and handcuffed bodies on the ground in Deir el-Zour, Syria. U.N. observers discovered 13 bound corpses in eastern Syria, many of them apparently shot execution-style, the monitoring mission said Wednesday. The announcement comes days after a massacre in Houla, in the central Homs province, which killed more than 100 people and prompted worldwide condemnation against the regime of President Bashar Assad.

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In this photo provided by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) meets May 29, 2012, with Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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In this photo provided by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) meets May 29, 2012, with Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) meets with former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, in Damascus, Syria, on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) meets with former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, in Damascus, Syria, on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

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SHAAM NEWS NETWORK VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS This image made from amateur video, which could not be verified by the AP, purports to show a Syrian tank in Damascus, Syria. A U.N. envoy called Monday on "every individual with a gun" in Syria to lay down arms.

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SHAAM NEWS NETWORK VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS This image made from amateur video, which could not be verified by the AP, purports to show a Syrian tank in Damascus, Syria. A U.N. envoy called Monday on "every individual with a gun" in Syria to lay down arms.

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U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria (JSE) Kofi Annan speaks during a press conference after his arrival in Damascus, Syria, Monday, May 28, 2012. Annan, arrived in Damascus on Monday for talks with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria (JSE) Kofi Annan speaks during a press conference after his arrival in Damascus, Syria, Monday, May 28, 2012. Annan, arrived in Damascus on Monday for talks with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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** FILE ** Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, welcomes his British counterpart William Hague during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 28, 2012, expected to focus on the Syria crisis. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

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** FILE ** Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, welcomes his British counterpart William Hague during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 28, 2012, expected to focus on the Syria crisis. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

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This citizen journalism image taken Saturday purports to show casualties of the assault on villages in Houla, Syria, that left more than 90 people dead. The Syrian government denied responsibility and said that its troops were targeted as well. (Shaam News Network via Associated Press)