APTOPIX Mideast Syria

August 15, 2011 - 3:45 AM
In this citizen journalism image, Syrian security forces lean out of a bus windows as they withdraw from the Damascus suburb of Saqba, Syria, on Sunday Aug. 14, 2011, following a campaign of raids and arrests that started overnight and continued Sunday morning. The Syrian security forces have been carrying out security sweeps in the past few days in several of the capital's suburbs as part of a nationwide crackdown against protesters calling for the downfall of President Bashar Assad's regime. (AP Photo)