KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – A suicide car bomber targeting a Canadian military convoy killed 35 civilians at a busy market in southern Afghanistan, a police official said.
At least 28 people were wounded in the attack in Spin Boldak, a town in Kandahar province near the border with Pakistan, said Abdul Razeq, the Spin Boldak border police chief. Three Canadian soldiers were lightly wounded, he said.
Iran’s ‘Peaceful Nuclear Power’ Mullahs: “In the near future, we will witness the destruction of the cancerous existence of Israel by the powerful and competent hands of the Hezbollah combatants”
* The Mahdi must be just around the corner, any day now:
Tehran: The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Monday that Israel would soon be destroyed by the “hands of Hezbollah”, the Fars News Agency reported.
“In the near future, we will witness the destruction of the cancerous existence of Israel by the powerful and competent hands of the Hezbollah combatants,” said Mohammad Ali Jafari, head of the Revolutionary Guards said in a letter to Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah.
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday that God would punish Iranians if they do not support the country’s disputed nuclear program, state radio reported.
More ‘Honor Killing’
Remember Amina and Sarah
* You could almost feel sorry for the guy, right Yusuf?
* Of course not. They’re aid workers. Like mother Theresa with a dick. (Well, sort of..!) Where would we be without them? But what about those 164 jihad verses in the Koran that urge the believers to strike terror in the hearts of those who disbelieve?
They justify suicide bombing, also. Misunderstanders of Islam? Actually, this is a statement by 30 prominent Islamic scholars in Pakistan. “Statement by 30 Prominent Pakistani Islamic Scholars: “The Taliban Are Not Terrorists; Do Not Look Through American Eyes at [Those You Call] ‘Terrorists,'” from MEMRI
Taliban Beauty Queens
Muslims worldwide should bomb Denmark’s embassies and kill it diplomats following last week’s republication of caricatures of Muslim prophet Muhammad, a spokesman for the Popular Resistance Committees in the Gaza Strip said on Monday.
Israel Radio reported that the spokesman, speaking to demonstrators burning Danish flags, said anyone involved the drawing, printing, or publication of the caricatures should be “slaughtered.”
Danish newspapers reproduced the drawing on Wednesday to show their commitment to free speech after police foiled an alleged plot to kill the cartoonist who created it.
Police locked down the small airport for a few minutes, then evacuated about 30 or 35 people while explosive experts from the Army’s Yakima Training Center dismantled the grenades. All scheduled incoming flights stayed on the ground at other airports.
Authorities said the man lives on a military base in California, but Bardwell would not disclose his name, his branch of service or details about his questioning.
* Hmm, why not?