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Syrian troops withdraw from the Damascus suburb of Saqba, Syria, on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, following a campaign of raids and arrests that started overnight and continued Sunday morning. The image was taken by a citizen journalist. (AP Photo)
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Syrian troops withdraw from the Damascus suburb of Saqba, Syria, on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, following a campaign of raids and arrests that started overnight and continued Sunday morning. The image was taken by a citizen journalist. (AP Photo)

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