Deborah Amos Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.

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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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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Syria Insists It's Ready To Embrace Change

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Deborah Amos, from Damascus

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Syrian Opposition Leaders Gather In Damascus

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