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A pro-Syrian regime protester, waves a Syrian flag from a fountain during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, on Wednesday Nov. 16, 2011, to protest against the Arab League meeting being held in Morocco. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

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A pro-Syrian regime protester waves a Syrian flag from a fountain during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 16, 2011, to protest against the Arab League meeting being held in Morocco. (Associated Press)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters hold portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad and shout slogans against the Arab League outside the Syrian foreign ministry in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters shout slogans against the Arab League as a woman throws an egg during a protest in front of the embassy of Qatar, in Damascus, Syria, on Saturday Nov. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters hold portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad and shout slogans against the Arab League as they gather in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 14, 2011, outside the Syrian foreign ministry. (Associated Press)

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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem speaks during a press conference in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters shout slogans and hold portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 13, 2011, against the Arab League decision to suspend Syria. (Associated Press)

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Yussef al-Ahmad, Syria's ambassador to the Arab League, is surrounded by cameramen during the Arab League emergency session on Syria at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov.12, 2011. The Arab League has voted to suspend Syria from all meetings until it implements a plan to end bloodshed. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Protesters wave a large Syrian flag during a demonstration against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad in front of the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Protesters unfurl a large Syrian flag in front of the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Wednesday as more than 100 people protesting the rule of Syrian President Bashar Assad gathered outside the building where foreign ministers were meeting. (Associated Press)

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More than 5,000 Syrian refugees have fled to Lebanon and Turkey since March, but Syria reportedly is planting land mines along border areas, a sign of its isolation. (Associated Press)

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Syrians carry their belongings as they return to Syria from Arida in northern Lebanon on Monday. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Two Syrian regime women supporters hold a banner with a sarcastic caricature on it in Umayyad Square in downtown Damascus, Syria, on Oct. 26, 2011. Tens of thousands of Syrians packed the square in a show of support for embattled President Bashar Assad, a few hours ahead of a visit by senior Arab officials probing ways to start a dialogue between the regime and the opposition. (Associated Press)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad

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** FILE ** Syrian President Bashar Assad (left) meets with Robert Ford, the new U.S. ambassador to Syria, in Damascus, Syria, in Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Syrian Arab News Agency, File)

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** FILE ** In this March 22, 2005, photo, Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, talks to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi prior the 17th League of Arab States' summit in Algiers. (AP Photo/Nabil)

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In this photo from March 22, 2005, Syrian President Bashar Assad (left) talks to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi prior the 17th League of Arab States' summit in Algiers, Algeria. (Associated Press)

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A man chants slogans during a demonstration against Syrian President Bashar Assad in front of the Syrian embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)

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Syrian regime supporters wave a big portrait of President Bashar Assad on Oct. 12, 2011, during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, to show their support for Assad and to thank Russia and China for blocking a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Syria for its brutal crackdown. (Associated Press)

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Protesters shout slogans against Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime after prayers in Tripoli, Lebanon, on Friday, Oct, 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)