Syria seeks to limit UN probe of Hariri murder
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UKUNITED NATIONS, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Syria wants UN investigators probing the killing of Lebanon's former prime minister to agree only to question witnesses and ... Siniora 'optimistic' about improving ties with Syria
Daily Star - Lebanon - Beirut,Lebanon... Asked about Lebanon's relations with Syria, the prime minister insisted that "the Lebanese must learn to make decisions by themselves and Syrian brothers ...
Report: Syria Weakening
Israel Hasbara Committee - Brooklyn,NY,USA(IHC News, 23 November 2005) A new report suggests that Syria is in a weakening stage as its military and international standing are deteriorating
INTERVIEW - Syria needs democracy, tolerance - Muslim Brothers
Malaysia Star - MalaysiaLONDON (Reuters) - Syria's Muslim Brotherhood has no ambition to seize power, install an Islamic state or take revenge on its Baathist persecutors if President.
UN chief Annan not 'a negotiator' between Mehlis and Syria
By Leila Hatoum and Majdoline Hatoum The United Nations Chief Kofi Annan will not act as "a negotiator" between Damascus and UN chief investigator Detlev Mehlis, said Annan's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric on Wednesday. "[Annan's] goal is to get Syria to cooperate but he is not acting as a negotiator on behalf of Mehlis," said Dujarric
Top Labor politician defects to Sharon's new party
Compiled by Daily Star Staff
A prominent politician from the moderate Labor Party joined Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's new party Wednesday, the first such defection, adding impetus to a movement that could break a decades-long electoral stalemate over peace policies. The move by Cabinet minister without portfolio Haim Ramon came hours after President.
Hariri says all Lebanese recognize the need for stability
Compiled By Daily Star Staff
MP Saad Hariri announced that Lebanon has entered a phase that requires increasing effort from the government. "I believe expressing ones opinion and stand is crucial in a democratic regime," he said, adding that he does not see a major dispute between the Lebanese but a diversity of viewpoints all converging on the importance of achieving stability, security and national unity.
EL-AHRAM: "SINIR BÖLGELERİNDEN PETROL ÇIKARMAK İÇİN SURİYE
İLE TÜRKİYE ARASINDA İŞBİRLİĞİ"
TPAO Genel Müdürü Sami Dinç, halen Türkiye ile Suriye
arasındaki ortak sınır bölgelerinde petrol çıkarmak için
işbirliği yapıldığını ve bu konuda çalışmaların sürdüğünü
İlk petrol kuyusunun Türkiye tarafında olduğunu ve bu
ayın sonunda üretime geçeceğini de açıklayan Dinç, ortak
sınır bölgelerinde petrol arama çalışmalarının devam ettiğini
bildirdi. Dinç, her ay bir kuyunun açılmasının söz konusu
olduğunu kaydederek, 800 kilometre uzunluğundaki sınırda
mayınların kaldırılmasıyla, bölgede büyük miktarda üretime
geçilmesinin beklendiğini belirtti. (KABM/VG)(YS/ALİ)