Supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad carry his picture as they shout pro-regime slogans during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. The Arabic on picture reads, "You protect our home; peace be upon you." (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

Photo by: Muzaffar Salman

Supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad carry his picture as they shout pro-regime slogans during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. The Arabic on picture reads, "You protect our home; peace be upon you." (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)