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In this citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrians search under rubble to rescue people from houses that were destroyed by a Syrian government warplane, in Idlib province, northern Syria, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Edlib News Network ENN)

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In this citizen journalism image which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrians inspect the rubble of damaged buildings due to heavy shelling by Syrian government forces in Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2013. (Associated Press/Aleppo Media Center)

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In this citizen journalism image which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrians inspect the rubble of damaged buildings due to heavy shelling by Syrian government forces in Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2013. (Associated Press/Aleppo Media Center)

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This image provided by Shaam News Network on Aug. 22, 2013, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show several bodies being buried in a suburb of Damascus, Syria, during a funeral on Aug. 21, 2013. Syrian government forces pressed their offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said the regime had killed more than 100 people the day before in a chemical weapons attack. The government has denied allegations it used chemical weapons in artillery barrages on the area known as eastern Ghouta on Wednesday as "absolutely baseless." (Associated Press/Shaam News Network)

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This image provided by Shaam News Network on Aug. 22, 2013, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show several bodies being buried in a suburb of Damascus, Syria, during a funeral on Aug. 21, 2013. Syrian government forces pressed their offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said the regime had killed more than 100 people the day before in a chemical weapons attack. The government has denied allegations it used chemical weapons in artillery barrages on the area known as eastern Ghouta on Wednesday as "absolutely baseless." (Associated Press/Shaam News Network)

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**FILE** In this July 3, 2013, citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, buildings damaged by Syrian government airstrikes and shelling are seen in the Jouret al-Chiyah neighborhood of Homs, Syria. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** In this July 3, 2013, citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, buildings damaged by Syrian government airstrikes and shelling are seen in the Jouret al-Chiyah neighborhood of Homs, Syria. (Associated Press)

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Searchers comb through the debris of destroyed buildings in the aftermath of a strike by Syrian government forces in the Jabal Bedro neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in this citizen journalism image provided by the Aleppo Media Center and authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center)

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Searchers comb through the debris of destroyed buildings in the aftermath of a strike by Syrian government forces in the Jabal Bedro neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in this citizen journalism image provided by the Aleppo Media Center and authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center)

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Syrians run to aid the injured in the aftermath of a strike by Syrian government warplanes on the residential neighborhood of Maadamiyeh, south of Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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Syrians run to aid the injured in the aftermath of a strike by Syrian government warplanes on the residential neighborhood of Maadamiyeh, south of Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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More than 2,000 detainees were released Wednesday by the Syrian government as rebels freed 48 Iranians held since August in the first major prisoner swap of the country’s civil war. The uprising against Mr. Assad began in March 2011. (Associated Press via IHH)

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More than 2,000 detainees were released Wednesday by the Syrian government as rebels freed 48 Iranians held since August in the first major prisoner swap of the country’s civil war. The uprising against Mr. Assad began in March 2011. (Associated Press via IHH)

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In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 photo, a Syrian rebel fighter aims at Syrian government forces during skirmishes in Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)

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Rebel fighters watch Nov. 4, 2012, as smoke rises after Syrian government forces fired an artillery round at a rebel position during heavy clashes in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press)

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Rebel fighters watch Nov. 4, 2012, as smoke rises after Syrian government forces fired an artillery round at a rebel position during heavy clashes in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press)

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In this citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a destroyed house from Syrian government forces shelling is seen Oct. 18, 2012, at Jouret al-Shiyah, in the Homs province of Syria. (Associated Press)

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In this citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a destroyed house from Syrian government forces shelling is seen Oct. 18, 2012, at Jouret al-Shiyah, in the Homs province of Syria. (Associated Press)

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In this citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a destroyed house from Syrian government forces shelling, at Jouret al-Shiyah, in Homs province, Syria, Thursday Oct. 18, 2012. Syrian activists say a string of government airstrikes on rebel areas in the country's north has killed at least 20 people, leveled buildings and forced residents to dig through mounds of rubble in search of survivors. (AP Photo/Lens Yong Homsi)

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In this citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a general view of destroyed houses which was damaged by Syrian government forces shelling, at Baba Amr neighborhood, in Homs province, Syria, Thursday Oct. 18, 2012. Syrian activists say a string of government airstrikes on rebel areas in the country's north has killed at least 20 people, leveled buildings and forced residents to dig through mounds of rubble in search of survivors. (AP Photo/Lens Yong Homsi)