Syrian President Bashar Assad performs Eid prayers at the Hamad mosque in Damascus, Syria, on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, to mark Eid al-Fitr, a three-day holiday ending the holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad performs Eid prayers at the Hamad mosque in Damascus, Syria, on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, to mark Eid al-Fitr, a three-day holiday ending the holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/SANA)