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The blogging platform of the Reuters News website was hacked on Wednesday and a false posting saying Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal had died was illegally posted on a Reuters journalist's blog, the company said.
Reuters News did not report the false story and the fabricated posting on reuters.com has been deleted.
Reuters had no immediate information on who was behind the hacking.
Originally posted by abdel
reply to post by Corruption Exposed
They could be feeding each other with disinfo, a bit like this place sometimes.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal on Saturday said it was a “duty” to arm the Syrian opposition and help them defend themselves against the daily bloody crackdown by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
“The arming of the opposition is a duty, I think, because it cannot defend itself except with weapons,” Faisal said during a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
The United States and Gulf Arab states on Saturday urged envoy Kofi Annan to produce a “timeline for next steps” in his peace plan for Syria if President Assad fails to stop the bloodshed......
Saudi foreign minister says supporting Syrian opposition is a ‘duty’