In this photo released by a Syrian news website Shukumaku and according to them, pro-Syrian President Bashar Assad protesters, hang Syrian flags and Assad portraits at the fence wall of the US the embassy compound as they protest against the US Ambassador Robert Ford after his visit on Friday to the Syrian city of Hama, in Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 11, 2011. A U.S. official says the Obama administration will formally protest an attack on the American Embassy in Syria and may seek compensation for damage caused when a mob breached the wall of the compound before being dispersed by Marine guards.(AP Photo/Shukumaku Syrian News Website) EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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In this photo released by a Syrian news website Shukumaku and according to them, pro-Syrian President Bashar Assad protesters, hang Syrian flags and Assad portraits at the fence wall of the US the embassy compound as they protest against the US Ambassador Robert Ford after his visit on Friday to the Syrian city of Hama, in Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 11, 2011. A U.S. official says the Obama administration will formally protest an attack on the American Embassy in Syria and may seek compensation for damage caused when a mob breached the wall of the compound before being dispersed by Marine guards.(AP Photo/Shukumaku Syrian News Website) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
In this photo released by a Syrian news website Shukumaku and according to them, pro-Syrian President Bashar Assad protesters, hang Syrian flags and Assad portraits at the fence wall of the US the embassy compound as they protest against the US Ambassador Robert Ford after his visit on Friday to the Syrian city of Hama, in Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 11, 2011. A U.S. official says the Obama administration will formally protest an attack on the American Embassy in Syria and may seek compensation for damage caused when a mob breached the wall of the compound before being dispersed by Marine guards.(AP Photo/Shukumaku Syrian News Website) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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