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By Khaled Yacoub Oweis DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria's finance minister on Monday dismissed U.S. sanctions against the country's largest bank, tightened last week, as politically motivated and without financial justification.
By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - A ferry carrying 1,300 passengers sank in the Red Sea overnight on a trip from Saudi Arabia to Egypt and search and rescue teams picked up dozens of dead bodies from the water, official sources said on Friday.
DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Walid al-Mualem was touring the Gulf on Sunday to drum up Arab support on the eve of a United Nations meeting to discuss possible sanctions against Damascus.
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