Daily Archives: 25 December 2011

Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Here’s some good news from the Independent to contradict the gloom and doom from the Guardian: Crowds return to enjoy merry Christmas in Bethlehem: Tens of thousands of tourists and … Continue reading

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Twin car bombs in Syria kill dozens. Regime conveniently blames al-Qaida

It’s not often that the BBC and Debka File agree with each other, but this suitably seasonal miraculous event occurred over the weekend in the wake of twin car bombs in Damascus which killed 44 people. From the BBC’s report: … Continue reading

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