While Al Jazeera tries to widen its global reach, by targeting the United States and gaining acceptance in this untapped market (due to resistance from a once suspicious government and major cable and satellite companies refusal to carry this now premier global outlet with increasing cachet since revolutionary coverage sealed its place at the top),
"An Israeli businessman is planning to launch an international TV network to rival Al-Jazeera.
Alexander Machkevitch, reputed to be one of the world's richest men, revealed his plan at an annual meeting of Jewish leaders in Washington."
'Some thoughts on the reform process that is now taking shape'
"President Assad has swung into action meeting with important leaders from different sectors of the Syrian population in an effort to hear their concerns and shore up support for the Baath Party and his presidency.
Sheikh Muhammad Sa’id Ramadan al-Bouti
Most important have been his meetings with the Imams of Syria’s leading cities. "
"One of Libyan leader Moammar al-Gaddafi’s entertaining eccentricities is his penchant for easy solutions to political problems in other countries. Over the years, he’s had bizarre and interesting ideas about political solutions, usually involving partition or unification, to deal with problems. His creative thinking has largely and disappointingly been absent in his own crisis. however."
Take the example of 'Israelitine'- Ed