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Syrian rebels take their position behind a wall as they fire their guns during a battle with Syrian government forces in the Rastan area of Homs province in central Syria on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012. (AP Photo)

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Anti-regime protesters hold up a Syrian army defector as they chant slogans against Syrian President Bashar Assad during an evening protest in the Rastan area of Syria's Homs province on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. (AP Photo)

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Protesters shout slogans as they carry pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad and Syrian flags during a demonstration on Jan. 29, 2012, in front of the Russian Embassy in Beirut to express gratitude for the Russian position in support of Syria. (Associated Press)

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Protesters shout slogans as they carry pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad and Syrian flags during a demonstration in front of the Russian Embassy in Beirut on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, to express gratitude for Russia's support of Syria. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

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Syrian army defectors stand guard on a rooftop to secure an anti-Syrian regime protest in the Deir Baghlaba area in Homs province, central Syria, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. Armed forces loyal to President Bashar Assad barraged residential buildings with mortars and machine-gun fire, killing at least 30 people, including a family of women and children during a day of sectarian killings and kidnappings in the besieged Syrian city of Homs, activists said Friday. (AP Photo)

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Ant-Syrian regime protesters wave Syrian revolution flags and shout slogans during a demonstration against Syrian President Bashar Assad, at Bayada area in Homs province, central Syria, on Wednesday Jan. 25, 2012. Government forces clashed with army defectors and stormed rebellious districts in central Syria on Wednesday, firing mortars and deploying snipers in violence that killed at least seven people, including a mother and her 5-year-old child, activists said. (AP Photo)

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In this citizen journalism image provide by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria, a young Syrian girl holds an Arabic placard read:"I am breathing freedom," during a demostration against the Syrian regime, in Homs, Syria, on Tuesday Jan. 24, 2012. With Arab pressure mounting to end 10 months of bloodshed, the Syrian regime vowed Tuesday to solve its own problems even if "half the universe" is conspiring against it. (AP Photo/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem speaks during a press conference in Damascus, Syria, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

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Syrian army defectors gather at the mountain resort town of Zabadani, Syria, near the Lebanese border, on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012. President Bashar Assad's forces attacked Zabadani for six days, sparking fierce fighting that involved heavy bombardments and clashes with the defectors. (AP Photo)

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This image from amateur video made available by the Ugarit News group and shot Jan. 12, 2012, purports to show protesters demonstrating against the killing of a French journalist in Daraa, Syria. (Associated Press/Ugarit News Group via APTN)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad (center) addresses supporters Jan. 11, 2012, during a rally at a central square in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press)

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French television cameraman Gilles Jacquier, seen at an unknown location in an undated photo, was killed Wednesday in Homs, Syria, when a group on an official media trip was hit by grenades that also killed several Syrian civilians. (Associated Press)

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French television cameraman Gilles Jacquier, shown in an undated photo, was killed on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Homs, Syria, while on assignment. (AP Photo)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad, in a speech Tuesday at Damascus University, said he would not step down and insisted that he still has his people's support despite a 10-month-old uprising against him. (SANA via Associated Press)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a speech at Damascus University in Damascus, Syria, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. (AP File Photo/SANA)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a two-hour speech at Damascus University in Damascus, Syria, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Syrian State Television via APTN)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters shout slogans and hold portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration Jan. 4, 2012, in Damascus, Syria, to show solidarity for Assad. (Associated Press)

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Syrian investigators inspect next to a damaged car at the scene of a bomb in Midan neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, on Jan. 6, 2012. An explosion ripped through a police bus, killing many in an attack authorities blamed on a suicide bomber, an official and state-run TV said. (Associated Press)

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy reviews sailors in Lanveoc-Poulmic before a speech in which he called the violence in Syria "a massacre." (Associated Press)

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Flames raise from a gas pipeline after an explosion near the town Rastan in the restive Homs province of Syria on Jan. 3, 2012. The Syrian government blamed the explosion on terrorists, according to the Syrian official news agency SANA. (Associated Press/SANA)