Mideast Lebanon Syria

July 17, 2011 - 4:59 AM
Lebanese protesters shout slogans as they carry banners in Arabic that read:" you are in heaven my son," center, "the martyr Hamza el-Khatib," left, and " Daraa mass graves," right, during a rally in solidarity with Syrian anti-government protesters in the northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon, Friday, July 15, 2011. Syrian security forces fired on protesters in the capital and other major cities Friday, killing at least 14 people as hundreds of thousands gathered for some of the largest anti-government rallies since the uprising began in March, witnesses and activists said. (AP Photo)