Syrian pro-Assad protesters shout slogans as they carry pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a sit-in in front of the Syrian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, on Sunday, March 27, 2011. Hundreds of Syrians have demonstrated near their embassy in Beirut in support of the government. The nearly 2,000 demonstrators carried pictures of Assad and chanted: "Our souls, our blood, we sacrifice for you." (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Photo by: Bilal Hussein

Syrian pro-Assad protesters shout slogans as they carry pictures of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a sit-in in front of the Syrian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, on Sunday, March 27, 2011. Hundreds of Syrians have demonstrated near their embassy in Beirut in support of the government. The nearly 2,000 demonstrators carried pictures of Assad and chanted: "Our souls, our blood, we sacrifice for you." (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)