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  • A U.N. observer (center) inspects what residents of the town of Taftanaz, Syria, tell him is a mass grave in this image made from amateur video released by Ugarit News and accessed on Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP video)

    Syrian opposition urges election boycott

    Syrian opposition leaders on Sunday dismissed upcoming parliamentary elections as a cynical attempt by President Bashar Assad to hold on to power and urged voters to stay away.

  • Pro-regime Syrians carry a huge portrait of President Bashar Assad during a demonstration to show their solidarity with him in Damascus on Sunday. (Associated Press)

    Rebels step up attacks against isolated Assad

    Reports of rocket-propelled grenades striking the headquarters of Syria's ruling party early Monday underscore the Syrian rebels' mounting brazenness in President Bashar Assad's 8-month-old crackdown on dissent.

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