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2006-02-12 13:25:18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Co

2006-02-07 21:13:48

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The United States is urging Iraqi officials to create a roadmap for developing its vast oil reserves, as one of the first steps to attracting foreign investment, a U.S. official said on Tuesday.

2006-02-03 06:19:46

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria will restore full diplomatic ties with Iraq once its neighbor forms a government, the state news agency quoted Syria's foreign minister as saying.

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2005-12-16 22:48:01

An excavation project on the Syrian-Iraqi border has uncovered an ancient settlement wiped out by invaders 5,500 years ago.

2005-12-12 11:53:16

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A U.N. inquiry said on Monday Syrian cooperation with its investigation into the killing of a former Lebanese prime minister was slow and called on Damascus to arrest Syrian suspects.

2005-12-10 16:20:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush, echoing a call made a month earlier, urged Syria on Saturday to immediately release opposition activist Kamal al-Labwani and at least eight other prisoners.

2005-12-07 17:31:28

By Suleiman al-Khalidi DAMASCUS (Reuters) - On a main square in the Syrian capital's commercial center, a laborer pastes up a poster showing a blue-and-red can and the words "Pepsi now in Syria." The U.S.

2005-11-17 08:55:05

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria is questioning several passengers who attempted to board a Gulf Air flight to Bahrain this week with a dismantled weapon concealed in their luggage, official and aviation sources said on Thursday.

2005-11-16 17:26:18

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Four Australian women have been detained in Syria after a dismantled hand gun was found inside a child's toy as they tried to board a plane in Damascus, Australian Broadcasting Corp. (ABC) radio reported on Thursday.

2005-11-13 14:49:34

CAIRO (Reuters) - Nearly all of the suicide bombers who have carried out attacks in Iraq have been Arabs who crossed into the country from Syria, Iraq's national security adviser, Mowaffaq al-Rubaie said on Sunday. Most of the suicide bombers were Saudi citizens, Rubaie added.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.