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    Syrian Troops Attack Homs

    This image grab of footage uploaded on YouTube on March 20, 2012 allegedly shows a burning vehicle and gas cylinders, mainly used for cooking, strewn across a street after a mortar shell struck a gas depot store in the central restive Syrian city of Homs. AFP PHOTO/YOUTUBE/HO        -- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE / NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS -- AFP IS USING PICTURES FROM ALTERNATIVE SOURCES AS IT WAS NOT AUTHORISED TO COVER THIS EVENT, THEREFORE IT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIGITAL ALTERATIONS TO THE PICTURE'S EDITORIAL CONTENT, DATE AND LOCATION WHICH CANNOT BE INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Rebel-controlled neighborhoods in Homs were hit with shells by Syrian troops Monday in what looks like an effort to oust fighters from the third-largest Syrian city. According to various sources, somewhere between 5 and 10 people were killed in the Homs attacks. The Muslim Brotherhood declared its commitment to creating a “modern” democracy in the event that President Bashar al-Assad is ousted. The ousted organization represents Syria’s Sunni majority.

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