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Syria orders American school closed

The Syrian government today ordered the closure of an American school and a U.S. cultural center in its capital city, Damascus. The move is in response to what Syria claims was an unlawful U.S. attack inside its territory.

Saudis and Egyptians talk with Syria

The World's Aaron Schachter reports on a summit today among the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Syria. One objective may be to get Syria to cooperate on various issues, from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, to containing Iran.

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Old Damascus

The World's Aaron Schachter takes a walk through the Old City in Damascus, Syria to see how efforts to attract more people is transforming the traditional feel of this ancient marketplace.