Hezbollah officially declared not a terrorist group: EU rejects request
And listen, toward the end, to the chant “Khaybar, Khaybar, ya sahyoon.”
Do those who decide EU policy know what “Khaybar” refers to?
The European Union turned down a request Tuesday by Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman toÂ blacklist Hezbollah as a terrorist groupÂ after last week’s deadly bombing in Bulgaria.
“There is no consensus for putting Hezbollah on the list of terrorist organizations,” said Cypriot Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis, whose country currently holds the rotating EU presidency. Â Israel blames Iran and the Lebanese group Hezbollah forWednesday’s suicide attack at the Black Sea airport of BurgasÂ in which five Israelis and their Bulgarian driver died. (source)
(CNSNews.com) â€“ Israeli officials and Jewish organizations have criticized the European Union’s continuing reluctance to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, warning that at a time of escalating Iranian-sponsored international terrorism and the crisis in Syria failure to do so could impact on Mideast and global security.
UN won’t act as Hamas makes people homeless
HAMAS, the Palestinian organisation that controls the Gaza Strip, has begun demolishing houses, a move that will leave 120 Palestinian families homeless. Â While the demolitions have been reported in the Palestinian media, they have been virtually ignored internationally.
“This is catastrophic for the families involved,” said one man, who has visited the families, some of whom are now living in tents.
The European ParliamentÂ ,
…1. Condemns unequivocally the bomb attack in Beirut on 14 February 2005 which killed the former Prime Minister of Lebanon, Rafik Hariri, and other innocent civilians, expresses its horror and indignation at this barbarous act and conveys its sincerest condolences to the families of Mr Hariri and of the other victims;
2. Calls, pursuant to the statement made by the UN Security Council President on 15 February 2005, for every effort to be made to ascertain the causes, circumstances and consequences of this attack; calls on the Lebanese authorities to continue to cooperate with the UN’s fact-finding mission;
…7.Â Considers that clear evidence exists of terrorist activities on the part of HezbollahÂ and that the Council should take all necessary steps to curtail them…
Just going to show that politics and honesty are only coincidentally coincidental.