Syria Faces Renewed International Pressure

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Lebanese Mourn Death of Journalist Samir Qassir

Lebanese students and journalists mourn the death of Samir Qassir, a prominent anti-Syrian journalist, during a sit-in held in Beirut's Martyrs' Square, June 2. Reuters hide caption

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Syria denies that it was involved in the high-profile murders of an anti-Syrian Lebanese journalist and a Kurdish cleric. Damascus faces renewed pressure, after withdrawal of its troops from Lebanon and disclosure of its recent missile test.



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