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Syrians hold pro-Assad rally as global outcry grows

DAMASCUS (AFP) – Thousands of supporters of Bashar al-Assad demonstrated on Wednesday on the outskirts of Damascus as the embattled president came under intense world pressure to halt a crackdown on democracy protests. Flag-waving pro-regime demonstrators lined a highway leading to the posh residential suburb of Mezze in western Damascus…