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Supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad hold a large banner bearing his likeness Friday during a rally in Damascus, Syria. The rebel Free Syrian Army said it has stopped its offensive against government targets during a month-long mission by Arab Legue monitors, saying it wants to expose how the regime is killing peaceful protesters.

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Emboldened by monitors, Syrians hold huge protests

In the largest protests Syria has seen in months, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Friday in a display of defiance to show an Arab League observer mission the strength of the opposition movement.

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