FORCEFULLY stepping into an explosive Middle East debate, US President Barack Obama endorsed a key Palestinian demand for the borders of its future state and prodded Israel to accept that it can never have a truly peaceful nation based on “permanent occupation”.
Fri, 20 May, 2011
Peace with Syria requires an Israeli commitment to surrender the strategic Golan Heights and cannot be achieved through secret negotiations, a Syrian state newspaper said today, a day after an Israeli newspaper reported that envoys of the two countries had agreed a framework for peace during secret talks.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2007
FINTAN LANE (Irish Examiner letters, August 30) accuses me of being utterly incorrect in my assertion (Irish Examiner letters, August 18) that the area known as Shebaa Farms is generally considered to be a part of Syria. He also claims it is widely accepted to be part of Lebanon.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2006