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In this photo provided by the United Nations, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks via telephone to with U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan from his hotel room in Geneva, Switzerland, on Thursday, April 12, 2012, the deadline for the cease-fire in Syria. (AP Photo/The United Nations, Evan Schneider)

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This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed Thursday, April 12, 2012, purports to show a Syrian military armored vehicle in Idlib, Syria. The Associated Press cannot independently verify the content, date, location or authenticity of this material. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network 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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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan (left), the U.N.-Arab League special envoy to Syria, speaks during a joint press conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in Tehran on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Mr. Annan appealed to Iran, Syria's ally, to support his plan to end the violence wracking that Arab country. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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Syrians chant slogans and wave revolutionary flags during a demonstration in Daraa, Syria, on Saturday, April 7, 2012, in a photo taken by a citizen journalist. (AP Photo/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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Pro-Syrian-government demonstrators hold Baath party flags and a picture of President Bashar Assad at a rally at Sabe Bahrat Square in Damascus, Syria, on Saturday, April 7, 2012, to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Baath Arab Socialist Party. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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This satellite image from Saturday, April 7, 2012, shows the presence of a military convoy in Zirdana, Syria, on April 5, right, next to imagery of the same area on April 4, showing no military convoy, according to information shown on the U.S. Embassy Damascus Facebook page. (AP Photo/U.S. Embassy Damascus via Facebook)

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In this Friday, April 6, 2012, photo, Free Syrian Army fighters gather on a corner during fighting with Syrian troops in a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo)

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Mourners walk past open graves at a cemetery during the funeral for four people killed in a raid by government forces in a neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, April 5, 2012. Syrian troops launched a fierce assault Thursday, days ahead of a deadline for a U.N.-brokered cease-fire, with activists describing it as one of the most violent attacks around the capital since the year-old uprising began.(AP Photo)

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Syrians examine a building damaged by tank shells in a neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, after a raid by Syrian troops killed several rebels and civilians on Thursday. Syrian troops launched a fierce assault Thursday, days ahead of a deadline for a U.N.-brokered cease-fire. (Associated Press)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan (left), the U.N.-Arab League special envoy to Syria, poses with Maj. Gen. Robert Mood of Norway before a meeting at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Gen. Mood is heading a planning team for a possible deployment of a U.N. supervision and monitoring mission in Syria. (AP Photo/Keystone/Martial Trezzini)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League special envoy for Syria, awaits the arrival of Maj. Gen. Robert Mood from Norway at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Gen. Mood will lead a team to negotiate the possible deployment of U.N. monitors for any cease-fire between Syrian troops and rebel forces. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini)

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In this Wednesday, April 4, 2012, photo, Syrians raise their hands vowing to continue fighting until President Bashar Assad's regime falls during a protest in a neighborhood in Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo)

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Syrian activists prepare signs for upcoming protests at a house in Damascus, Syria, on April 3, 2012. Syrian activists say there have been explosions and clashes in several parts of the country even as the government claims it has started to withdraw troops from some cities in compliance with an international cease-fire plan. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian woman and her daughter walk April 2, 2012, past a wall with a painting of the Syrian revolutionary flag and Arabic writing that reads "only al-Arour," the name of an Islamic cleric living in Saudi Arabia who opposes President Bashar Assad, in a neighborhood of Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press)

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Syrians wave revolutionary flags and chant slogans April 2, 2012, at a night protest against President Bashar Assad in a neighborhood of Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press)

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Free Syrian Army fighters train April 1, 2012, in a neighborhood of Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press)

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Foreign ministers from dozens of countries, including U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (center), gather in Istanbul on Sunday, April 1, 2012, to push for tighter sanctions and diplomatic pressure to further isolate Syrian President Bashar Assad. (AP Photo)

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with an Arab official as she arrives to join foreign ministers from dozens of countries gathered in Istanbul on Sunday, April 1, 2012, to set conditions for a new Syria. (AP Photo)

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This image made from amateur video and released by the Syria media center Thursday, March 29, 2012, purports to show black smoke riding from buildings in Homs, Syria. The Associated Press cannot independently verify the content, date, location or authenticity of this material. (AP Photo/Syria Media Center via APTN)