Syria, Israel celebrate ideals at flag-raisings

26.07.2012                      07.Aw. 5772

London 2012:

Syria, Israel celebrate ideals at flag-raisings

Nations linked by conflict celebrate Olympic ideals.

Syria and Israel, neighbors linked by a history of hostility and war, united on Wednesday in a colorful, musical celebration of Olympic ideals. In separate flag-raisings in the Athletes' Village, athletes from both countries were welcomed by a special arrangement of song and dance by the National Youth Theatre….