Despite domestic and international pressure, Syrian President Bashar Assad has pursued an aggressive crackdown on protesters, and the outcome of the seven-month-old uprising is far from clear. Muzaffar Salman/AP hide caption

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Syrian Leader Digs In For A Long Battle

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Supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad carry a giant flag with his image on it during a pro-regime protest in Damascus, Syria, in August. Pro-government forces are now taking their message to a new arena: cyberspace. Muzaffar Salman/AP hide caption

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Pro-Assad 'Army' Wages Cyberwar In Syria

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More than 300 Syrian dissidents met near Damascus on Sunday, and afterward they held a news conference and called for more protests to oust President Bashar Assad's government. From left: Rajaa Nasser, Hussein Awdat, Hassan Abdul Azim, Saleh Mohammed and Samir Aita. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Police Lurking, Dissidents Meet In Syria

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In a photo provided to AFP by a third party, Syrians demonstrate after Friday prayers in the central city of Hama on July 22. Syrian security forces killed at least eight civilians as more than 1.2 million protesters swarmed cities to protest against President Bashar al-Assad's rule, activists said. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Uprising Expands Despite Absence Of Leaders

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In a photo provided to AFP by a third party, Syrians demonstrate against the government after Friday prayers in Hama on July 29. The Syrian government has banned most foreign media from entering the country, making it difficult to independently confirm events. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Opposition Echoes Cry For Liberty Or Death

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Syrian Army Escalates Crack Down In Homs

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Tanks Block Syrians From Fleeing To Lebanon

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This ad offers some of the public responses to the initial "I am with Syria" campaign. Courtesy Ammar Alani hide caption

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Ads Push For Middle Ground Amid Syrian Conflict

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In Syria, Opposition Stages Massive Protests

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Syrians walk outside the Omayyad Mosque in Damascus in April. Residents are adapting to life amid the ongoing uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime. Anwar Armo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Facade Of Normal Life In Syria's Capital

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Syrian news website Shukumaku released this photo showing protesters hanging Syrian flags and portraits of President Bashar Assad at the fence wall of the U.S. Embassy compound in Syria on Monday. A U.S. official says the Obama administration will formally protest the attack and may seek compensation for damage caused when the mob breached the wall before being dispersed by Marine guards. AP hide caption

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U.S. Accuses Damascus In Embassy Attacks

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Protesters Gather In Hama, Syria

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Syria's Best-Known Dissident Reflects On Uprising

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Fears Of Renewed Syrian Crackdown In Hama

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Protesters march in the streets of Damascus on Friday. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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In Syria, Two Different Flavors Of Street Protests

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