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Syria News Wire makes it into the Telegraph

November 18th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

The new look Syria News Wire is only three days old, and already it gets a mention in Britain’s Daily Telegraph:

“State crackdowns come and go, bloggers are jailed and released, but you can’t squash the ether. Sasa, for instance, has been blogging about Syria since 2004, with Syria News Wire. A recent post about Miliband’s visit was headlined ‘Britain Cuddles Up to Syria’.

As Sasa puts it:

‘Britain’s been stuck to the Bush agenda of ignore-ignore-ignore. But with Bush on the way out, and Obama promising negoations with Syria, Britain has jumped into the let’s-talk camp.

But what’s more interesting is speculation that Britain is trying to take the lead – and steal France’s glory. A few years ago, the West was united in isolating Syria. Now those same countries are competing to be Syria’s best friend.’ “

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  • 1 majd // Nov 19, 2008 at 11.34 pm

    Ha!
    congrats! this must be an important milestone!

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  • 3 FW: Magazine // Nov 20, 2008 at 1.40 pm

    Just mentioned this in a recent post on our blog about how Syrian bloggers are becoming the movers and shakers in the world!

    Keep up the great job, Sasa…
    Ruba

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