"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)

Lübnan Marunîleri / Yasin Atlıoğlu


Friday, September 21, 2012

Turkey dreams of new Ottoman empire: Syria president- PRESS TV

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has lashed out at Turkey for supporting the insurgents fighting against his government, saying his ambitious neighbor is dreaming of “a new Ottoman empire.” 

In a Thursday interview with the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram al-Arabi, whose full text will be published on Friday, Assad said Turkey was unconcerned "about the interests of its people, focusing solely on its ambitions that include 'the new Ottoman empire'."

Syria says Turkey has opened its borders and airports for Syria-bound terrorists, calling it a flagrant violation of the international law, AFP reported.
Assad also said that Qatar is using “the power of money and revolves in the orbit of the West by providing weapons and money to terrorists to repeat the scenario of Libya.”
 He noted that Qatar has been “the quickest to fuel the violence.”

Assad said Turkey, Qatar along with Saudi Arabia - which have thrown their support behind the insurgents in his country - would not win the battle...