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Clashes paralyze parts of Syria

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 01:07

Oct. 26 - At least 13 people are dead following clashes that have paralyzed parts of Syria. Deborah Gembara reports.

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At least 13 people are dead following clashes that have paralyzed parts of Syria. This video posted on the internet purports to show protesters in Hama and Deraa chanting anti-government slogans. Reuters cannot verify the content of this video. The streets of Homs were quiet following Army gunfire that left four people dead. State television offered a decidedly different view --- a gathering of tens of thousands in Damascus for what has become a weekly show of support for the president. The rally comes as envoys from Arab countries arrived for a meeting with President Bashar al-Assad to press him to hold talks with the opposition and end seven months of violence. Deborah Gembara, Reuters.

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Clashes paralyze parts of Syria

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 01:07