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Entries from October 2007

Plane crash in Damascus

October 7th, 2007 · No Comments · Uncategorized

An unidentified plane has crashed in Damascus. It came down in Muadamiet Ash-Sham, four miles west of the centre of the city. The reports are coming from witnesses. It’s not clear if there are any casualties. Updates to follow.

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October 7th, 2007 · No Comments · Uncategorized

UNIDENTIFIED PLANE CRASHES NEAR DAMASCUS ACCORDING TO REUTERS

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On Arabblogs

October 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Roba really has one of the most readable, and visually pleasing sites on the Arab blogosphere. While we – the vast majority of Arab bloggers – spend our time complaining, in e v e r y single post (prove me wrong, go on), Roba fills my evening with happiness. Look at this – a homage […]

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Comment of the week

October 3rd, 2007 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Our irregular, and certainly-not-weekly feature – comment of the week. This week: “So not only is Lebanon burning figuratively, it’s burning literally, too.” Syria Almighty talks about the Lebanese forest fires.

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1 woman dies in Lebanon forest fires

October 3rd, 2007 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

1 woman has died and dozens of people have been injured in forest fires across Lebanon. Areas near Beirut, and in the north are worst affected. Government negligence is being blamed. Some fires are still raging, and Jordan, Cyprus and Italy have sent helicopters to try to douse the blazes. It is feared other areas […]

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