Arab League votes to suspend Syria (16 images)

Protesters broke in to the Saudi Arabian and Qatar embassies in Damascus after the Arab League voted to suspend Syria's membership. Eighteen member states of the Arab League chaired by Qatar voted Saturday to suspend Syria from its meetings and impose sanctions in response to the Syrian government's crackdown on anti-regime protesters, killing more than 3,500 people since March.
Updated: Nov. 13, 2011 at 10:56 AM
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Syrian protestors burning pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in front of the Arab League headquarters during the Arab League emergency session on Syria at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, November12, 2011. The Arab League has voted to suspend Syria from all meetings until it implements plan to end bloodshed in the civil protests. UPI/ Ahmed Ahmed
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