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  1. Syria is too important to be left in isolation

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The visit to Syria by America's third most important politician, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is grounded in the tried and tested diplomatic logic that the best way ... that Syria is a key nation in bringing stability to Iraq and Lebanon, settling the long-running diplomatic freeze between Iran and the US and finding a solution to the Middle East's most ...

  2. HK seek 'miracle' to keep Olympic hopes alive

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... teams (Hong Kong, Syria and Malaysia) still have a chance to qualify as runners-up in the group. Hong Kong, who scored a surprising 1-0 away win over Malaysia in their last match, are bottom with only one win in three matches. If they can win both remaining matches, they could still qualify, depending on the other teams' results. Syria, who have won two of their four matches, ...

  3. Forgotten lessons

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Lynfield

    ... History suggests that Israel's refusal to talk peace with Syria could lead to another conflict over the Golan Heights, writes Ben Lynfield Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's ... was not willing to part with that territory, which Israel captured from Egypt during the 1967 Middle East war, when it also occupied Syria's Golan Heights, a strategic plateau overlooking the Sea ...

  4. Good and evil

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer American negotiators will sit down at talks with North Korea, Iran and Syria next week. It would be nice to think that all the rhetoric from US President George W. ... Minister Kim Kye-gwan in New York. Less cosy will be the discussions with Iran and Syria in Baghdad on March 10, on how to bring peace to Iraq. That will also involve 10 other countries, the Arab ...

  5. HK face must-win game

    Posted Jul 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong need a victory over Taiwan today to reach the quarter-finals of the Asian championship in Tokushima, Japan. The team kept their hopes alive with a hard-fought win over Syria in group D yesterday. Inspired by captain Poon Chi-ho (pictured), HK produced a great performance to defeat the Middle East state 104-100. Point guard Poon picked up 38 points, ...

  6. Syrians quick to punish HK's defensive failings

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... straight loss in group B qualifying. The 2-0 reversal at home to Syria, which follows the 3-0 defeat by Japan, left the SAR side pointless and rooted to the bottom of the group with Malaysia, who lost 2-1 to Japan in Kuala Lumpur. Japan and Syria, who began their campaign with a 3-1 win against Malaysia, share top billing on six points in the race for the two qualifying places. ...

  7. Only a win will do for SAR

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa A depleted Hong Kong under-23 team will need to beat Syria to keep their Olympic hopes alive when the two sides meet in a group B qualifying match at Hong Kong Stadium tonight. ... will then join hosts China, the automatic qualifiers, as the Asian representatives in Beijing next year. Syria are currently second in the group, with Hong Kong bottom. ...

  8. Moment of truth looms for North Korea

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... on North Korea's nuclear programme, when US and Israeli sources began talking about North Korea giving nuclear aid and advice to Syria. If confirmed, the Syrian connection represents another ... opponents of the six-party process may have dreamed up the story currently being told by Syria, in which Israeli warplanes bombed a mysterious Syrian base this month. Could it be that the base ...

  9. Chan brace gives HK edge over Bangladesh

    Posted Feb 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they will meet Japan, Malaysia and Syria in the next stage. Twenty of Asia's lowest-ranked teams are required to take part in the preliminaries with the 10 winners advancing to a second qualifying ...

  10. HK looking to Chan for goals in 2008 qualifier

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong will be banking on the strike power of Chan Siu-ki when they take on Bangladesh in the 2008 Olympic qualifiers preliminary round match tonight. The 19-member under 23-squad left for Dhaka on Sunday hoping for a two-leg victory over the South Asian state to take them into the next stage of the competition, which comprises Japan, Malaysia and Syria. The Kitchee ...




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