Syrian security forces are seen in June where a car bomb exploded near the Shiite shrine of Sayyida Zainab in a Damascus suburb. Iraqi Shiites fear targeting of their sect and holy sites if Bashar Assad falls. (Associated Press)

Syrian security forces are seen in June where a car bomb exploded near the Shiite shrine of Sayyida Zainab in a Damascus suburb. Iraqi Shiites fear targeting of their sect and holy sites if Bashar Assad falls. (Associated Press)