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Angry Syrian protesters chant anti-Syrian regime slogans as they wave by a Syrian revolution flag outside the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Nov.9, 2011. A Syrian opposition group is meeting with the Arab League chief as new violence engulfs Syria's rebel central city of Homs where activists say the regime's crackdown has killed more than 100 people over the past week. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Angry Syrian protesters chant anti-Syrian regime slogans as they wave by a Syrian revolution flag outside the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Nov.9, 2011. A Syrian opposition group is meeting with the Arab League chief as new violence engulfs Syria's rebel central city of Homs where activists say the regime's crackdown has killed more than 100 people over the past week. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Syrians protest Arab vote

January 1, 1970

Tens of thousands of Syrian government supporters poured into the streets Sunday to protest an Arab League vote to suspend the country's membership, as Turkey sent planes to evacuate diplomatic staff and their families after a night of attacks on embassies. The death toll in the Syrian uprising has soared to at least 3,500 people, the United Nations said.