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A demonstrator holds a placard with a picture of President Barack Obama during a protest against possible U.S. forces' strike in Syria, in Cairo, Egypt. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Syria-related protests around the world

Demonstrators in the the Arab world and beyond protest the violence in Syria and a possible U.S. strike against the Assad regime.

A demonstrator holds a placard with a picture
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A demonstrator holds a placard with a picture of President Barack Obama during a protest against possible U.S. forces' strike in Syria, in Cairo, Egypt. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Egyptian protesters hold a banner that reads in
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Egyptian protesters hold a banner that reads in arabic 'No Violence' during a demonstration in Cairo against a possible U.S. attack on Syria in response to alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Demonstrators hold a banner referring to U.S. President
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Demonstrators hold a banner referring to U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest against possible U.S. forces' strike in Syria, in Cairo, Egypt. (Sept. 1, 2013)

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A demonstrator holds placards depicting U.S. President Barack
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A demonstrator holds placards depicting U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest against possible U.S. forces' strike in Syria, in Cairo, Egypt. (Sept. 1, 2013)

A demonstrator holds a placard mimicking U.S. President
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A demonstrator holds a placard mimicking U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest against possible U.S. forces' strike in Syria, in Cairo, Egypt. (Sept. 1, 2013)

A protester waves a Syrian flag with the
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A protester waves a Syrian flag with the photograph of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a rally against a possible attack on Syria in response to alleged use of chemical weapons by the Assad government in Hatay, Turkey. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Syrian women who live in Beirut light candles
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Syrian women who live in Beirut light candles in front the United Nations headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, during a vigil against the alleged chemical weapons attack on the suburbs of Damascus. (Aug. 21, 2013)

People take part in a demonstration in Paris
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People take part in a demonstration in Paris to protest against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime. March 17, 2012

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Supporters of the French far-left, anti-capitalist, NPA party
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Supporters of the French far-left, anti-capitalist, NPA party (Nouveau Parti Anticapitaliste, "New Anticapitalist Party") hold a banner reading "Our triple A : Anti-imperialist, Anti-colonialist, Anti-racist" as they take part in a demonstration in Paris to protest against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime. (Mar. 17, 2012)

People take part in a demonstration on to
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People take part in a demonstration on to protest against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, on the first anniversary of the outbreak of the revolt. (Mar. 15, 2012)

Protesters with their hands painted red chant slogans
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Protesters with their hands painted red chant slogans outside the Syrian Embassy in London after Syrian government forces bombarded the city of Homs, Syria resulting in reports of hundreds of deaths. (Feb. 4, 2012)

A child and a protester gesture as Syrians
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A child and a protester gesture as Syrians and supporters protest outside the Syrian Embassy in London. (Feb. 4, 2012)

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A woman carries a doll covered with a Syrian flag as dozens of Syrians living in Turkey and human right activists stage a protest outside the Syrian consulate in Istanbul to condemn the latest killings in Syria. (Feb. 4, 2012)

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A child carries a doll as dozens of Syrians living in Turkey and human right activists stage a protest outside the Syrian consulate in Istanbul to condemn civilian deaths in Syria. The banner at center reads: "The Syrian embassy should be shut down." (Feb. 4, 2012)

Protesters set on fire a placard in Turkish
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Protesters set on fire a placard in Turkish that reads "Assasin Assad, get out of Syria" as dozens of Syrians living in Turkey and human right activists stage a protest outside the Syrian consulate in Istanbul,. (Feb. 4, 2012)

A woman shouts anti-Assad slogans behind a Turkish
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A woman shouts anti-Assad slogans behind a Turkish flag as Syrians living in Turkey and human right activists stage a protest outside the Syrian consulate in Istanbul to condemn killings in Syria. (Feb. 4, 2012)

Syrians living in Turkey and human right activists
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Syrians living in Turkey and human right activists stage a protest outside the Syrian consulate to condemn the latest killings in Syria. (Feb. 4, 2012)

Kuwaiti security forces take position outside the Syrian
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Kuwaiti security forces take position outside the Syrian embassy in Kuwait City during a protest against the bloodshed in Syria and to demand the expulsion of the country's ambassador. (Feb. 4, 2012)

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Kuwaitis and Syrians living in Kuwait wave pre-Baath
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Kuwaitis and Syrians living in Kuwait wave pre-Baath Syrian and Kuwaiti flags outside the Syrian embassy in Kuwait City during a protest against the bloodshed in Syria. (Feb. 4, 2012)

Kuwaitis and Syrians living in Kuwait wave pre-Baath
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Kuwaitis and Syrians living in Kuwait wave pre-Baath Party Syrian flags outside the Syrian embassy in Kuwait City during a protest. (Feb. 4, 2012)

Kuwaitis and Syrians living in Kuwait wave the
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Kuwaitis and Syrians living in Kuwait wave the pre-Baath Party Syrian flags outside the Syrian embassy in Kuwait City during a protest against the bloodshed in Syria and to demand the expulsion of the country's ambassador. (Feb. 4, 2012)

A Kuwaiti demonstrator holds the pre-Baath Syrian flag
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A Kuwaiti demonstrator holds the pre-Baath Syrian flag reading "Freedom Only" outside the Syrian embassy in Kuwait City during a protest against the bloodshed in Syria and to demand the expulsion of the country's ambassador. (Feb. 4, 2012)

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A young boy holds up a sign during an anti-regime demonstration in the Syrian village of al-Qsair, about 20 miles southwest of the flashpoint city Homs. (Feb. 3, 2012)

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