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Syrian protesters throw eggs toward Abdul-Aziz al-Khair, a member of the Syrian National Coordination Committee, center, and other opposition leaders as they try to enter the Arab League headquarters where they were to hold talks with the organization's chief on violence in Syria, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. (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.