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Pro-Syrian demonstrators protest Feb. 24, 2012, outside the Cartago Hotel where the Conference on Syria is held in Tunis, Tunisia. (Associated Press)

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People chant slogans against Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime during a demonstration Feb. 24., 2012, in Kafar Taharim, northern Syria. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sits next to British foreign minister William Hague at the start of the Conference on Syria in Tunis, Tunisia, on Feb. 24, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Syrian student protesters chant slogans during a Feb. 22, 2012, demonstration against Syrian President Bashar Assad at the Aleppo University's Square, in the northern city of Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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Opponents of the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad hold up Kurdish flags Wednesday at a rally in Qamishli, Syria, in an image provided by activists, the authenticity of which could not be independently verified. (Associated Press)

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Anti-Syrian-regime protesters hold up Kurdish flags during a rally in the northeastern town of Qamishli, Syria, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, in this image taken by a citizen journalist. (AP Photo/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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Flames rise from a house in the Baba Amr neighborhood in Homs, Syria, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, after shelling by government troops. This photo was taken by a citizen journalist and supplied by the Local Coordination Committees activist group. (AP Photo/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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Anti-Syrian regime mourners carry Feb. 18, 2012, the coffins of two protesters that according to Syrian activists were killed by the Syrian security forces during a demonstration at Mazzeh district in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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In this Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, citizen journalism image provided by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria and accessed on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, houses are seen damaged by Syrian government forces shelling in Homs, Syria. The Associated Press is unable to independently verify the authenticity, content, location or date of this handout photo. (AP Photo/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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Houses are seen Feb. 20, 2012, destroyed by Syrian government forces shelling, at Baba Amr neighborhood in Homs, Syria. An opposition group said several people have been killed in heavy shelling of a district in central Syria, a day after the army sent reinforcements ahead of a possible ground assault. (Associated Press/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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In this citizen journalism image provided by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria, anti-Syrian regime mourners carry Feb. 18, 2012, the coffins of three protesters that, according to Syrian activists, were killed by the Syrian security forces during a demonstration at Mazzeh district in Damascus. (Associated Press/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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Mourners carry the coffins of two anti-Syian-regime protesters who, according to activists, were killed by Syrian security forces during a demonstration in the Mazzeh district in Damascus, Syria, on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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In this image taken by a citizen journalist and provided by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria, anti-Syrian-regime protesters hold a banner against Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during a demonstration in Dael village in Syria's Daraa province on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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Families gather at a shelter in the Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs province in central Syria to hide from shelling by the Syrian government. As Syrian forces have stepped up their assault on rebellious cities, President Bashar Assad ordered a referendum on a new constitution that would create a multiparty system in a country that has been ruled by his autocratic family dynasty for 40 years. (Associated Press)

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Government army soldiers on top of an armored personnel carrier patrol a street at the mountain resort town of Zabadani, Syria, near the Lebanese border. A human rights group said Syrian troops "committed a new massacre" near the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour, killing 19 people - 11 of them from the same family. The report was impossible to confirm.

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A Syrian rebel looks out after Syrian army tanks enter the northwestern city of Idlib, Syria, on Feb. 14, 2012. (Associated Press)

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A Syrian rebel looks out after government tanks enter the northwestern city of Idlib, Syria, on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. (AP Photo)

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Syrian rebels are seen after government tanks entered the northwestern city of Idlib, Syria, on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. (AP Photo)

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High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay speaks Feb. 13, 2012, during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters to discuss the human rights situation in Syria. (Associated Press)

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Russian representative Vitaly Churkin delivers remarks Feb. 13, 2012, during a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters to discuss the human rights situation in Syria. (Associated Press)