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A rebel fighter points his weapon at Syrian regime forces in Syria's eastern town of Deir Ezzor, on Monday, September 2. United States President Barack Obama has stated his decision that the U.S. Congress will vote on possible military intervention in Syria. Syria has warned the U.S. against taking any military action after international outrage over the country's suspected use of chemical weapons. Tensions in Syria began to flare in March 2011 and have escalated into an ongoing civel war. Click through to view the mpst compelling images taken since the start of the conflict.
A rebel fighter points his weapon at Syrian regime forces in Syria's eastern town of Deir Ezzor, on Monday, September 2. United States President Barack Obama has stated his decision that the U.S. Congress will vote on possible military intervention in Syria. Syria has warned the U.S. against taking any military action after international outrage over the country's suspected use of chemical weapons. Tensions in Syria began to flare in March 2011 and have escalated into an ongoing civel war. Click through to view the mpst compelling images taken since the start of the conflict.

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