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Syrians on motorcycles look Aug. 8, 2012, at the damage of a destroyed house after it was hit by an airstrike that killed six Syrians in the town of Tal Rifat, Syria. (Associated Press)

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This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed Aug. 7, 2012, purports to show defected Prime Minister Riad Hijab (center) before leaving Syria en route to Jordan in Daraa, Syria. (Associated Press/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed Aug. 7, 2012, purports to show defected Prime Minister Riad Hijab (center) before leaving Syria en route to Jordan in Daraa, Syria. (Associated Press/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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**FILE** Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a speech June 3, 2012, at the parliament in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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A Free Syria Army fighter waves Aug. 6, 2012, from the top of a destroyed army tank in the town of Anadan on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press)

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A Free Syria Army fighter waves Aug. 6, 2012, from the top of a destroyed army tank in the town of Anadan on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this June 3, 2012, file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a speech at the parliament in Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian security force inspects the scene after a bomb ripped through the third floor of the state TV building in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. The bomb shattered several offices and wounded several employees, Syrian TV said. (AP Photo/SANA)

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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian security force inspects the scene after a bomb ripped through the third floor of the state TV building in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. The bomb shattered several offices and wounded several employees, Syrian TV said. (AP Photo/SANA)

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A Free Syrian Army soldier fires his weapon during clashes with Syrian government forces in the Saladin neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday. An activist in Damascus said rebels are increasingly using a tactic of quick-hit attacks to frustrate security forces and keep the capital and other locations unstable. (Associated Press)

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A Free Syrian Army soldier fires his weapon during clashes with Syrian government forces in the Saladin neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday. An activist in Damascus said rebels are increasingly using a tactic of quick-hit attacks to frustrate security forces and keep the capital and other locations unstable. (Associated Press)

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In this Thursday Aug. 2, 2012 photograph, Syrian rebel fighters man an improvised checkpoint in a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo)

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In this Thursday Aug. 2, 2012 photograph, Syrian rebel fighters man an improvised checkpoint in a suburb of Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo)

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In this Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2012 photo, a Syrian medic helps a wounded man in Maarat Misrin, Idlib province, northern Syria. (AP Photo)

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** FILE ** In this June 3, 2012, file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a speech at the parliament in Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

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** FILE ** Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a speech on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at the parliament in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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**FILE** Kofi Annan, Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria, speaks June 30, 2012, during a news conference at the U.N. headquarters in Geneva. (Associated Press/Keystone)

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In this Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2012 photo, a Syrian medic helps a wounded man in Maarat Misrin, Idlib province, northern Syria. (AP Photo)

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In this Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2012 photo, a Syrian medic helps a wounded man in Maarat Misrin, Idlib province, northern Syria. (AP Photo)

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**FILE** Kofi Annan, Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria, speaks June 30, 2012, during a news conference at the U.N. headquarters in Geneva. (Associated Press/Keystone)