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Tuesday, 8 January, 2002, 01:32 GMT
Picture gallery: Middle East in snow
The Middle East is covered in the white stuff, transforming Jerusalem's holy sites and delighting the region's schoolchildren.


A view of Jerusalem old walled city from the Mount of Olives
A snowstorm blanketed Jersualem's domes and steeples

A Palestinian policeman throws a snowball outside the Ministry of Interior building in Nablus
A Palestinian policeman has fun in the West Bank town of Nablus

Lebanese soldiers work to reopen the main road in the southern mountain town of Jezzine
Heavy snowfall trapped Lebanon's motorists for hours

Lebanese children in Jezzine
But it excited Lebanese schoolchildren returning home ...

Syrians play in the snow on the Qasseyoun Mountains surrounding Damascus
... and delighted Syrians in the Qasseyoun Mountains

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