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Representatives of Arab countries hold an extra-ordinary meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, August 27, 2013, to discuss the latest political and military crisis in Syria. Syria vowed it would defend itself as the US and its allies edged closer to launching strikes against President Bashar al-Assad's regime, accused of deadly chemical weapons attacks.  AFP PHOTO/STR        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Representatives of Arab countries hold an extra-ordinary meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, August 27, 2013, to discuss the latest political and military crisis in Syria. Syria vowed it would defend itself as the US and its allies edged closer to launching strikes against President Bashar al-Assad's regime, accused of deadly chemical weapons attacks.  AFP PHOTO/STR        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

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CNN's Reza Sayah reports from Egypt, where the Arab League is calling for measures against Syria.

Arab League wants action on Syria

CNN's Reza Sayah reports from Egypt, where the Arab League is calling for measures against Syria.