In this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 photo, participants listen to a speaker during the 'Syria National Dialog' conference, at the Esteghlal Hotel in Tehran, Iran. Just a day after Iran's fore

 

              In this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 photo, participants listen to a speaker during the
In this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 photo, participants listen to a speaker during the 'Syria National Dialog' conference, at the Esteghlal Hotel in Tehran, Iran. Just a day after Iran's foreign minister pledged unwavering support for the embattled Assad, officials in Tehran outlined on Sunday a step-by-step peace plan for Syria capped by elections that presumably could usher in a new leader in Damascus. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)