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Syria Peace Prospects Look Grim as U.S. Closes Embassy

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The United States scrambled Monday to salvage an Arab peace initiative aimed at halting Syria's descent into all-out civil war, closing the U.S. Embassy in Damascus and deliberating with European and Arab allies on other measures aimed at forcing President Bashar Assad to surrender power.
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Syria in Crisis as Government Attacks Continue

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Martha Raddatz discusses the deteriorating situation in the Middle East.

U.S., Allies Mount Pressure on Syria at U.N.

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton led a high-wattage diplomatic push Tuesday to persuade the U.N. Security Council to endorse an Arab plan for Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down, but she couldn't break the steadfast objections of Russia and China.
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PBS NewsHour: Could Arab League's Monitoring Efforts Help End Bloodshed in Syria?

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Arab League peace monitors arrived Tuesday in Syria's embattled city of Homs, where up to 70,000 protesters turned out. Gwen Ifill discusses international efforts to end the country's bloodshed with Matt Bradley of The Wall Street Journal.

Deserters Attack Syrian Air Force Base, Symbol of Assad and Torture

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The Syrian government reeled from two blows today, as the members of the Arab League voted to suspend the country, and as defectors from the Syrian military mounted an assault on a military base associated with torture and with the Assad family's long hold on power.

PBS NewsHour: Arab Spring Update: Tunisia, Libya and Syria

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Part 1: Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab spring, held its first truly democratic vote this weekend. Their Libyan neighbors continued to celebrate the death of Moammar Gadhafi, though more questions about his death continue. Meanwhile, there was no end in sight to the uprising in Syria against President Bashar al Assad.

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