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"news in english" Top 5 Page for this destination Syria Local Custom Tip by call_me_rhia

Syria Local Customs: 107 reviews and 97 photos

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There's now a Syrian newspaper called the Syria Times which appears daily. It's not a big one (just a few pages) and - as far as international news - it tells very little: you won't know what's going on in the world for sure. However it's a great newspaper to read and learn a bit more about how Syrians perceive the West - and how differently Middle Eastern politics are perceived locally. I can't say I always subscribed to the views expressed: sometimes I did, sometimes I didn't. All the time I learned a lot about people's thoughts and feeling in the Middle East. Definitely worth reading. There's also an on-line version: see the address below.

Website: http://www.teshreen.com/syriatimes/index.htm

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 28, 2003
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