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    U.S. investigates Syrian diplomats for spying on protesters

    The State Department is investigating charges that Syrian diplomats are spying on Syrian anti-government demonstrators in Washington and other U.S. cities in order to intimidate their relatives in the restive Middle Eastern nation.

  • Some Syrian refugees in Turkey say they are dedicated to continuing the fight for freedom from across the border. "We weren't ready earlier." one said. (Associated Press)

    Syrians discover new 'power of their voice'

    It's a familiar nightmare for Syrians. In 1982, Syria's military employed a "scorched-earth" policy to quell protests in the northern town of Hama, killing 25,000 people. But Syrian refugees now fleeing into Turkey say that although history appears to be repeating itself, the outcome will be different this time.

  • In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian students shout supportive slogans to Syrian President Bashar Assad (center) as he arrives Friday to lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier during Martyrs day in Kasiyoun mountain in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press)

    Witnesses: Syrian forces kill 30 protesters

    Syrian security forces opened fire Friday on thousands of protesters demanding regime change, killing at least 30 people in a sign that President Bashar Assad is prepared to ride out a wave of rapidly escalating international outrage.

  • Supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad stamp their fingerprints in their blood next to posters depicting him in a show of support, as they protest reformists in front the Syrian Embassy in Beirut this week. The opposition to Mr. Assad's rule is seeking a stronger U.S. diplomatic response. (Associated Press)

    White House rebuffs Syrian opposition

    The Obama administration has turned down a plea from Syria's democratic opposition to step up diplomatic pressure on President Bashar Assad, who has violently repressed peaceful anti-government protests.

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