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2006-02-12 15:15:00

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Sunday that anger sparked by cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad could spin out of control and urged governments, especially Iran and Syria, to "act responsibly."

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.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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