Syria

June 11, 2000

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Iran's government announced on Sunday a three-day public mourning for the late Syrian President Hafez Assad, reported Iran news Agency (IRNA), quoting

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Uncertainty engulfed the political climate in Syria amid conflicting reports over the likely leader of the interim period following president Hafez As

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The surprise death of Syria's President Hafez Assad buries a marathon feud with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein over leadership of the nationalist camp

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Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, expressed profound sorrow at the death of Syrian President Hafez Assad, reported Iran News Agency (IRN

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Dozens of world leaders were packing their bags Sunday to attend the funeral of Syrian President Hafez Assad, who will be laid to rest in his home vil

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The military situation was calm in Syria the day after President Hafez Assad's death, with no unusual movements of troops, an Israeli military officia

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Egypt will respect Syria's choice of successor to the late President Hafez Assad, said Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak Sunday after a special cabinet

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A relentless anti-corruption drive launched by Syrian heir-apparent Bashar Assad over the past months has served as a key tool to help him impose his

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By Nabil Mulhem Damascus – Albawaba.com Syrian authorities issued to press agencies Sunday a statement on the late president Hafez Assad’s funeral ser

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 The death of Syrian President Hafez Assad has sounded the knell for a rapid resumption of the stalled Israeli-Syrian peace process as Damascus focuse

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The Hizbullah militia lavished praise Saturday on Hafez Assad and called on Syria to follow the political course of the dead president and his likely

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King Abdullah II of Jordan and Bashar Assad, who looks set to become president of Syria, are already friends, realizing that they have plenty in commo

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Several people overcome by grief fainted and were hospitalized Sunday in the Syrian capital as waves upon waves of mourners took to the streets and ma

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Russia has lost a long-standing ally in the Middle East with the death of Syrian President Hafez Assad, accelerating Moscow's dwindling influence in t

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By Nabil Al Mulhem Damascus – Albawaba.com  Syrian capital appeared quiet Sunday, a day after the death of its leader for 30 years, Hafez Assad on Sat