A supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad waves the Syrian flag as he demonstrates his solidarity with the leader in Damascus, Syria, on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

Photo by: Muzaffar Salman

A supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad waves the Syrian flag as he demonstrates his solidarity with the leader in Damascus, Syria, on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)