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Syria refused to let the Hamas fundamentalist group set up its political headquarters in Damascus. The decision came after Jordanian officials closed the office in Amman. An Arabic-language newspaper attributed the move to the sensitive political situation as U.S. officials attempt to revive Israeli- Syrian peace negotiations.

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