Middle East

U.S. Pulls Ambassador Out of Syria

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The Bush administration recalls the American ambassador to Syria, Margaret Scobey, following the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. Washington says it has no evidence of Syrian involvement in the killing but insists that the continuing presence of Syrian troops in Lebanon is destablizing the country.



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