Syrians take to the streets in support of US action

People took to the streets of Zamalka in Syria today to show their support for US military action. Demonstrators said they wanted the US to "remove Bashar al-Assad for good".

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Syria ready for US 'aggression'

President Bashar al-Assad has said Syria is capable of confronting any "external aggression", Reuters reports, citing state television. The United States are seeking approval from Congress to take military action.