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Protesters in Lebanon Demand Syrian Pullout

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Protesters in Lebanon Demand Syrian Pullout

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Protesters in Lebanon Demand Syrian Pullout

Protesters in Lebanon Demand Syrian Pullout

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Tens of thousands stage an anti-Syrian demonstration in Beirut, following last week's assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Demonstrators demanded a complete withdrawal of Syrian troops, as an Arab League official said Syria is contemplating a partial troop pullback.