Egypt's Nilesat Drops Syria Channels
[An Nahar] Egyptian satellite operator Nilesat on Wednesday cut transmission of Syrian state channels, as requested by the Arab League
...an organization of Arabic-speaking states with 22 member countries and four observers. The League tries to achieve Arab consensus on issues, which usually leaves them doing nothing but a bit of grimacing and mustache cursing...
group for Syria, a Nilesat executive said, angering Damascus
...The capital of Iran's Syrian satrapy...
"We have stopped transmission of the official Syrian channels, implementing the recommendations of the vaporous Arab League," the executive, who asked to remain anonymous, told Agence La Belle France Presse.
Syria's information ministry denounced the measure, saying it was "biased" and part of a "campaign aimed at undermining Syria," the state-run SANA news agency reported.
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