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Levant

Clinton, Turkish FM say no-fly zone among possible measures to help rebels

Syrian rebels fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad need the protection of foreign-guarded no-fly zones and safe havens near the borders with Jordan and Turkey, a Syrian opposition leader said yesterday.

Monday, 13 August, 2012, 8:51am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Regina Ip tests water for chief executive bid

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Forum to discuss global debt and financial turmoil

20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Battle for hearts and minds

It's no secret that Israel's foreign ministry has put the word out to its diplomatic missions abroad to step up efforts to change perceptions of Israel by fostering contacts among political leaders and opinion makers.

10 May 2011 - 12:00am

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1948

10 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

liberal studies

Word Power

Match the words with their meaning

1. confrontation

2. sentiment

3. horrendous

4. assassinated

5. radical

6. martyr

a. a person killed because of his or her religious or political beliefs

b. an expression of an idea or a feeling through attitude or words

28 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Dreams of Water

Dreams of Water

by Nada Awar Jarrar

HarperCollins, HK$240

11 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Lessons from Lebanon

There was little Beijing could do after Israeli bombs killed a Chinese UN observer in southern Lebanon. Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing said that 'the Middle East people's blood should stop flowing', but those were about as strong as his words got.

For China, the event echoed the American attack on the Chinese embassy in Yugoslavia, during Nato bombing in 1999.

8 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Israel Quiz

1 Who was Israel's only female prime minister? 2 The most holy site in Jewish religious and national consciousness is in Jerusalem, Israel. What is it and why is it so sacred? 3 Who is required to serve in the Israeli army, the Israel Defence Forces. 4 Where does Israel get its name 'land of milk and honey'?

3 May 2006 - 12:00am

The Exhibition

The Exhibition

Fusion: Life Journeys

A group exhibition by 15 Israeli artists, featuring the works of China-born Israeli artist Fima, who blends Asian style with western oils. Sun-Fri, noon-9pm, Jewish Community Centre, 1/F One Robinson Place, 70 Robinson Rd, Mid-Levels. Inquiries: Consulate General of Israel, 2821 7512. Ends Nov 17

31 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

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