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In this photo from March 11, 2012 photo, a man carries a boy who was severely wounded during heavy fighting between Syrian rebels and government forces in Idlib, north Syria. Syrian activists said that pro-government gunmen have killed several people including children in a rebel stronghold recaptured by the government in the embattled central city of Homs. (Associated Press)

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In this photo from March 10, 2012, Aida cries as she recovers from severe injuries after the Syrian Army shelled her house in Idlib north Syria. Aida's husband and and two children were killed after their home was shelled. (Associated Press)

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Free Syrian Army fighters take cover during fierce fighting against government troops in Idlib, Syria, on Saturday, March 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) meets with former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the world body's special envoy to Syria, in Damascus, Syria, on Saturday, March 10, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

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A Free Syrian Army fighter runs for cover during fighting against government troops in Idlib, Syria, on Saturday, March 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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Free Syrian Army fighters take cover during fierce fighting against government troops in Idlib, north Syria, Saturday, March 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A woman weeps as she prays during an anti-government demonstration in Idlib, Syria, on March 9, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Anti-regime protesters chants slogans against Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration on March 9, 2012, after Friday prayer in Beirut. (Associated Press)

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This image made from amateur video and released by Aljizahnews on Thursday purports to show a deputy to Syria's oil ministry who identifies himself as Abdo Husameddine at an unidentified location.(Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, testifies March 7, 2012, on Capitol Hill before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the crisis in Syria. (Associated Press)

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Protesters stand March 6, 2012, on a crossed picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a rally against his regime in front of the Syrian embassy in Belgrade, Serbia. (Associated Press)

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Syrians walk past a Free Syrian Army fighter (left) in the old city of Idlib, Syria, on Monday, March 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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A Free Syrian Army fighter holds a home-made grenade as another fighter has a coffee in Idlib, north Syria, on Tuesday. Syria's president defied mounting international pressure to end the year-old crackdown on an uprising against him. (Associated Press)

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Protesters wave a revolutionary flag on top of a mosque in northern Syria. Regime change in Damascus could break powerful ties with Iran and change the course of defense and foreign policies throughout the Middle East. (Associated Press)

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Protesters hold banners that read "Freedom Syria" and "Stop the: lies, stealing, murder" during a March 6, 2012, rally against Syrian President Bashar Assad regime in front of the Syrian embassy in Belgrade, Serbia. (Associated Press)

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The United Nations is sending two envoys to Syria to press the case to allow humanitarian relief workers unhindered access. These Syrian children fled with their families from Qusair, near Homs, to the Lebanese-Syrian border village of Qaa. (Associated Press)

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Hassana Abu Firasl (left), a Syrian who fled the town of Qusair, near Homs, Syria, is seen with her family at the Lebanese-Syrian border village of Qaa, in eastern Lebanon, on Monday, March 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Children attend the funeral of three Free Syrian Army fighters on Saturday, March 3, 2012, in a park converted to a cemetery in Idlib, Syria. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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Children hold anti government posters during a protest in a town in north Syria, Friday, March 2, 2012. Syria has faced mounting international criticism over its bloody crackdown on the uprising, which started with peaceful protests but has become increasingly militarized. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

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Seen through the barred window of the mosque, people arrive to a mosque for sunset prayer on the outskirts of Idlib, north Syria, Thursday, March 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)