Syrians carry their belongings as they cross into Lebanon at the border crossing point in Masnaa, eastern Lebanon, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Damascus, Syria, Friday, July 20, 2012. Private ... more 
Syrians carry their belongings as they cross into Lebanon at the border crossing point in Masnaa, eastern Lebanon, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Damascus, Syria, Friday, July 20, 2012. Private cars as well as taxis and buses carried thousands of people fleeing the violence in the Syrian capital. Syrian troops regained control of a rebellious neighborhood in Damascus Friday as more than 300 people were reported killed the day before in a sharp escalation of the country's civil war. (AP Photo) less 
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Associated Press
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 11:53 AM EDT