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Entries from September 2008

September 27th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

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Latest pictures – aftermath of the car bomb in Damascus

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

These are the latest pictures from Syrian television:

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Car bomb update

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

It happened on Mahlaq Road, on a junction between the airport road, and the road to Sayida Zeinab. It was 8km from the shrine of Sayida Zeinab. The bomb would have been much more deadly if it happened near to the densely populated area around the shrine.

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History of attacks inside Syria

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Saturday’s car bomb is the worst attack in Syria since 1986. Syria has been the safest country in the region. In the past eleven years, there have been no terror attacks (except for extremist attacks on the American embassy, and an Israeli attack on a few rocks). 1997 – 9 died in a bus bomb […]

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More pictures

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Nice to see Agence France Press (AFP) (bottom) stealing images from Syrian Television (top), and then SELLING them.

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Syrian television wakes up

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I’m shocked. Syrian television has already started showing pictures of the car bomb. When Imad Moughniya was killed in Kafr Souseh in western Damascus, earlier this year, they didn’t even MENTION the bomb for a whole day. Syrian Television this morning

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Speculation

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

So, it’s been a few minutes since the bomb, and already people are spending their time wishing up conspiracy theories based on their filthy politics, instead of thinking about the fact that seventeen lives have been lost. Here’s what I’ve heard already: – The bomb was near the Sidi Kadad Intelligence Headquarters, responsible for monitoring […]

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CAR BOMB KILLS 17 IN DAMASCUS

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

17 people have been killed in a car bomb in southern Damascus It happened in Mahlaq Road in Sayida Zeinab. Another 14 people have been injured. Sayida Zeinab is the Syrian capital’s Iraqi area. Most of the 2 million refugees live there. The car was packed with 200kg of explosives. Buildings 100 metres away have […]

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SNAP SNAP SNAP: CAR BOMB IN DAMASCUS, 17 DEAD

September 27th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

17 people have been killed in a car bomb in southern Damascus. More follows…

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Hypocrisy

September 24th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Iran is “at the centre of violence and fanaticism”. Iran “holds back chances for peace, while undermining human rights”. Iran’s actions “postpone the establishment of the Palestinian state.” Shimon Peres, ISRAELI Prime Minister.

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