Joy, grief mingled in Golan wedding

16:24, January 06, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

Syrian bride Samar Khayal weeps before she crosses the Syrian-Israeli checkpoint at al-Quneitra city January 5, 2011. Samar Khayal, 26, got married with a man who lives in the occupied part of the Syrian Golan Heights. The Golan Heights is a strategic land and mountainous region at the southern end of Lebanon Mountains and remains a highly contested land striding the borders of Syria and Israel. Israel captured the Syrian Golan Heights following the 1967 Six-Day War and unilaterally annexed it in 1981. Damascus and Tel Aviv have been technically at war ever since. (Xinhua/Bassim)


【1】 【2】 【3】 【4】 【5】 【6】

  • Do you have anything to say?
  • Firemen use tank to rescue truck driver in Changsha
  • Public mourns officers slain in Shandong shootout
  • PLA frontier guards' new uniforms ward off record cold temps
  • Harbin hosts int'l group wedding
  • Joy, grief mingled in Golan wedding
  • China's art treasures return from abroad, shown in Hangzhou
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90783/91321/7252530.pdf