In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian students shout supportive slogans to Syrian President Bashar Assad (center) as he arrives Friday to lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier during Martyrs day in Kasiyoun mountain in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press)

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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian students shout supportive slogans to Syrian President Bashar Assad (center) as he arrives Friday to lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier during Martyrs day in Kasiyoun mountain in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press)