Syrian president Bashar Assad, right, is surrounded by bodyguards as young people wave at him during the inauguration ceremony on Saturday of a statue dedicated to 'martyrs' from Syrian universities who died in the country's two-year-old uprising and civil war in Damascus, Syris.

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Syrian president Bashar Assad, right, is surrounded by bodyguards as young people wave at him during the inauguration ceremony on Saturday of a statue dedicated to 'martyrs' from Syrian universities who died in the country's two-year-old uprising and civil war in Damascus, Syris.

Israel enforces ‘red line' with Syria airstrike

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BEIRUT — With a second airstrike against Syria in four months, Israel enforced its own red line of not allowing game-changing weapons to reach Lebanon's Hezbollah, a heavily armed foe of the Jewish state and an ally of President Bashar Assad's regime, Israeli officials said Saturday.

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