July 15, 2011 - 10:17 AM
Syrian anti-government protesters hang a banner in Arabic that reads:" thank you Al-Jazeera and Shaam News Network," during a rally in the central city of Hama, Syria, Friday, July 15, 2011. Syrian security forces fired on protesters in the capital and other major cities Friday, 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/Shaam News Network)