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Iran, regional nations sign accord to tackle sand storms

Iran, Iraq, Syria, Qatar and Turkey have inked an accord in Tehran aimed at tackling the problem of sand storms within the next five years, local media reported on Thursday.

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Iran, regional nations sign accord to tackle sand storms

Source: Terra Daily, Thu September 30, 2010
Iran, Iraq, Syria, Qatar and Turkey have inked an accord in Tehran aimed at tackling the problem of sand storms within the next five years, local media reported on Thursday.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Owls unite Middle Eastern farmers

Source: USA Today, Wed August 15, 2007
Sheik Hussein Village, Jordan - For years, Ibrahim Alayyan watched in frustration as rats devoured the date palms at his lush family farm.

UN fund backs water projects to help rural poor in Syria and Ethiopia

Rome, Italy - The United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced the creation of two new programmes designed to improve irrigation for needy Ethiopian families and to overcome water shortages and create jobs in north-eastern Syria.

‘Follow the Women - Women for peace’ cycle ride gets underway

Source: AME Info, Mon April 23, 2007
Aleppo, Syria - 'Follow the Women - Women for Peace' cycle ride started from Aleppo University in northern Syria on Saturday, with 249 female riders from 30 countries crossing the start line and heading straight into the first 30km road section from Aleppo to the site of the historic Saint Simeon Citadel.

Archaeologists find 8800 B.C. building

Source: The Australian, Wed October 04, 2006
Near Ja'de, Syria - Archaeologists said they have discovered an 11-millennium-old building with on the banks of the Euphrates River in northern Syria.

Last Syrian Troops Pull Out of Lebanon

Source: Elites TV, Tue April 26, 2005
Syria - The last Syrian troops officially left Lebanon Tuesday, ending a military occupation that lasted 29 years.

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