Thursday, September 29, 2011
Supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have thrown tomatoes and eggs at US ambassador Robert Ford as he met an opposition figure in Damascus.
Veteran politician Hassan Abdul Azim said about 100 protesters tried to get into his office as Mr Ford arrived and then surrounded it.
Mr Ford, who has been accused of inciting protests, was trapped inside the building for at least two hours.
Meanwhile, Syria has accused the US of inciting violence against its military.
This article was posted: Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 7:47 am