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2008-10-14 06:00:13

Text of report by state-run Syrian news agency SANA website ["President Al-Asad issues decree establishing diplomatic relations between Syria and Lebanon" - SANA headline] Damascus, 14 October: President Bashar al-Asad today issued Decree No 358 for the year 2008 establishing diplomatic relations between Syria and Lebanon.

2008-09-06 09:00:15

Text of report by state-run Syrian news agency SANA website ["Signing of Seven Agreements and Protocols for Cooperation Between Syria and France" - SANA headline] Damascus (SANA) - Syria and France yesterday evening signed seven agreements, memorandums of understanding, and protocols for cooperation in the fields of oil, gas, electricity, and railways.

2008-08-15 00:00:14

By Albert Aji Syria and Lebanon agreed Wednesday to establish full diplomatic relations for the first time, taking a step toward healing tensions that have fueled decades of turmoil in Lebanon.

2006-08-15 15:03:45

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States froze the U.S. assets of two Syrian officials on Tuesday, saying they had played a key role in the country's policies to support terrorism and destabilize the Middle East. The Treasury Department said it had blocked any U.S.

2006-08-15 09:54:32

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday Hizbollah's "victory" in the recent war with Israel had destroyed U.S. plans to reshape the Middle East.

2006-05-17 13:35:49

Please delete eighth paragraph and read in seventh paragraph ... and establish full diplomatic relations ... instead of ... improve diplomatic relations A corrected story follows: By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A divided U.N.

2006-05-17 10:20:33

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A divided U.N. Security Council on Wednesday pressed Syria and Lebanon to establish formal diplomatic ties and clarify their shared border to help turn the page on decades of Syrian domination of its neighbor.

2006-05-17 09:46:14

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A divided U.N. Security Council on Wednesday pressed Syria and Lebanon to establish formal diplomatic ties and clarify their shared border.

2005-12-21 09:29:41

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Wednesday he was prepared to have a dialogue with Syria but only if Damascus cooperates with the United Nations on an investigation into the killing of a former Lebanese leader.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.