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In Syria, Two Different Flavors Of Street Protests

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The Rev. Gabriel Daoud is a Syriac Orthodox priest in Damascus. He says his parish is nervous about the growing protest movement and believes it's anti-Christian. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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Syria's Minorities Fear Sectarian Split Amid Protests

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Syrians carry national flags during a candlelight vigil in honor of those who were killed in recent violence, in Damascus on Wednesday. It was the first officially sanctioned protest in the capital, and it comes just days after the regime allowed opposition activists to meet at a Damascus hotel. Muzaffar Salman/AP hide caption

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Syria Permits Vigil For Slain Civilians, Soldiers

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A store owner in a Gaza City market. Israel has eased the blockade of Gaza over the past year, and more commercial goods are reaching the territory. Jonathan Levinson for NPR hide caption

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Israel Vows To Block Flotilla From Reaching Gaza

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Syria Insists It's Ready To Embrace Change

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Ex-Israeli Spy Chief's Iran Comments Spark Row

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Drawing Lessons From 9/11, Ten Years Later

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Deborah Amos, from Damascus

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U.S. activists chant slogans as they hold placards after a news conference in Athens, Greece, about an international flotilla to blockade Gaza. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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Flotilla To Challenge Israel's Blockade Of Gaza

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Syrian Opposition Leaders Gather In Damascus

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Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi gestures to supporters in March as he speaks in Tripoli, Libya. The International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants Monday for Gadhafi, his son and his intelligence chief for crimes against humanity in the early days of their struggle to cling to power. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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In this photo taken during a government-organized tour June 20, foreign diplomats and members of the media stand inside the damaged court building in Jisr al-Shughour, Syria, where authorities say armed groups killed more than 100 security personnel two weeks ago. Bassem Tellawi/AP hide caption

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Syrian Officials Show Reporters Site Of Fatal Attack

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Shahira Amin, shown here in 2004, is a veteran of Egypt's State TV. She says changes at the network since Egypt's February revolution have been largely cosmetic. via Facebook hide caption

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Egypt's State TV Has New Masters, But Old Habits

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Egypt's Democracy At Risk, Amnesty International Warns

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The Road Into Libya Clogged With Challenges

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