Archive for August 9, 2005
A very old section in Zahlah.
An old section in Zahlah. The house to the left is very old.
An old house in Zahlah.
This I was told is one of the oldest houses in Zahlah.
This is Zionism: a Palestinian child near his house which was (among other houses) destroyed by Israeli occupation forces in Khan Yunis.
The body of Ghassan Mahmud `Ali (a poor Syrian worker in Lebanon) was found yesterday. He was shot in the head in the Zahrani area, near Sidon. Hummus Revolution continues.
“Nine months after U.S. and Iraqi troops killed an estimated 1,000 insurgents here in a battle that also cost more than 70 American lives, intelligence suggests that rebels are trying to filter back into the former capital of Iraq’s guerrilla movement.” (Notice that the LA Times story does not mention the number of Iraqi civilians [...]
“Liberation” of Afghanistan is at hand: “Canadian soldiers can expect to be in Afghanistan for the next 20 years, fighting, killing and dying, one of Canada’s top generals says. “Afghanistan is a 20-year venture,” Maj.-Gen. Andrew Leslie told the annual Couchiching Summer Conference yesterday.”
“Cruel Confinement of Ã¢â‚¬ËœEnemy CombatantÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ in United States”
“Suicide bomber strikes on bus, injuring 31 in China.” How will that be blamed on Muslims this time? But I am sure that Sen. Diane Feinstein will insist that the name of the suspected bomber, Huang Maojin, sounds Arab. CAIR will then issue a fatwa condemning Maojin.
News from “liberated” Iraq”: You would not read this in the NYT or the WP who are busy validating the Bush’s doctrine using images from the Hummus Revolution in Lebanon. But there were militia tensions in Basrah in Iraq the other day, and they still exist. Hizbullah of Iraq militia is in conflict with the [...]
I find it hilarious that Michael Young still objects when I refer to him as “right-wing.” How more right-wing can you get?
NASA’s shuttle mission is back. I am so excited. I bet that they conducted one of those experiments (whether you can grow potato in zero gravity while drinking watermelon juice), that will lead to the discovery of a cure for..cancer.