Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
FARMER POINTS TO DRIED UP LAKE IN GOLAN HEIGHTS.
MIDEAST-SYRIA-WATER:GOLAN HEIGHTS,SYRIA,7JAN00: A Syrian farmer points to a dried up lake behind the Rweihineh dam in the Syrian-controlled part of the Golan Heights, the crux of U.S.-brokered peace talks between Syria and Israel, in Rweihineh village on January 7. Syria, forecast to be hit in 2000 by the worst drought in several decades, accuses Israel of diverting waters feeding the lake. Issues on water sharing are included in the talks.