August 24th, 2011 12:02 pm    Comments Off on SYRIAN PERSPECTIVE BUYS MEDIA GIANT "MERCURY NEWS LTD"

SYRIAN PERSPECTIVE BUYS MEDIA GIANT "MERCURY NEWS LTD"

August 24, 2011 – SyrianPerspective, the leading Syrian blogsite and disseminator of accurate news concerning the Near East, has purchased, for an undisclosed sum, the entire “MERCURY NEWS LTD” company.  Ziad Abu Fadel, the lawyer, academic, translator, wag, pundit and gadfly, has promised that the news service will be “even more dishonest than the New York Times”.  He contininued to say: …

August 12th, 2011 01:19 pm    Comments Off on THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT DOES LISTEN

THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT DOES LISTEN

August 12, 2011 – After the 1973 War, Soviet Union Ambassador to Syria, Nurittin Mykhyttinov, said that “the Syrians will take anything but advice.”  That might have been true then, but not today.  I don’t know if reading my blog has had the desired effect, but the Syrian Army does not leave bodies behind anymore.  That’s…