Thursday, August 30, 2007

"A source at al-Hayat’s office in Riyadh said the government had been upset by recent columns criticising the agriculture ministry’s handling of the mysterious death of some 2,000 camels – so far blamed on poisoning rather than an infectious disease – and articles critical of the health ministry following the death of a young girl after a medical operation." (A source at Al-Hayat told another newspaper that the government was upset at criticisms of the Health Ministry--I kid you not).