Emirati Prime Minister and Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum attends the opening of the Arab League summit in the Qatari capital Doha on March 26, 2013. The Arab League kicked off a two-day summit in Doha where opponents of President Bashar al-Assad will represent Syria for the first time, despite rifts which have marred their political gains. (AFP/Getty Images)
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