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September 15, 2000
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Though Iran and Israel are formal foes, athletes from both nations took a break from preparations for the Olympic Games in Sydney to snap a grinning picture that appeared in the Israeli daily Yediot Achronot. The paper noted, however, that members of the Syrian delegation turned a cold shoulder to entreaties from Israeli journalists.

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