Three years into Syria's war, some exporters who moved to neighbouring countries to escape the violence that has devastated many businesses now want to return home.
While production in Syria is running at a small fraction of p
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has condemned the 'assaults by hooligans' disrupting Palestinian olive picking in the occupied West Bank, but said Israeli security could not protect the harvesters everywhere.
Israel has de
World olive oil production is likely to grow at least 10 per cent in the coming crop year, after an already strong year in 2006/07, the International Olive Council (IOC) said.
In the current crop year, which ends on Sept 30, output could r