Syrians Protest Arab League Suspension

    Syrian's rally to show their support for their President Bashar al-Assad in the capital in Damascus on November 13, 2011, a day after the Arab League suspends Syria until President Bashar al-Assad implements an Arab deal to end violence against protesters, calling for sanctions and transition talks with the opposition.  AFP PHOTO/LOUAI BESHARA (Photo credit should read LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Syrians are taking to the streets by the thousands, but this time it's the pro-government supporters. Demonstrators fought back against the Arab League's decision to suspend the country based on its ongoing crackdown on dissent. Right after the vote, regime supporters stormed the embassies of Qatar and Saudi Arabia and a Turkish diplomatic post. Syria will, however, still be allowed to participate in the Arab League games in December. “We never mix up politics with sport,” said the director of ceremonies. 

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