Day: September 19, 2013

The death toll in Syria continues to rise – whoever is doing the counting To the sound of the bombardment of rebel sites, Robert Fisk in Damascus discusses the victim tally with an Assad supporter

As the MIGs raced over Damascus this morning, two traffic cops – sweltering in white helmets on this hot autumn day – were issuing tickets on double parked cars near the Barada River. More than 100,000 dead – give or take a few thousand, if you believe the statistics – […]