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Syria is providing a "wider array" of missiles to Hezbollah, a US diplomat said Friday, stopping short of accusing Damascus of supplying Scuds to the Lebanese Shiite militia.
Recent opponent of Syria-Hezbollah camp takes sharp political turn, says Lebanon should have close ties to Tehran, Damascus in order to maintain national unity; adds no one can disarm Hezbollah
Syria has threatened to "send Israel back to the era of prehistoric man" if the Jewish state attacks it with unconventional weapons.
A source close to decision-makers in Damascus was quoted by Kuwaiti newspaper al-Rai on Saturday as saying that "If Israel uses unconventional weapons, we'll respond in a similar fashion."
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas called on President Barack Obama on Saturday to impose a Mideast peace deal, reflecting growing frustration with what Palestinians see as Washington's failure to wrangle concessions out of Israel's hardline government.
Dozens of Palestinians and international activists clashed with Israeli soldiers on Saturday during a protest against Jewish settlement activity in the West Bank
Originally posted by pieman
muslim nutjobs and jewchristian zionists both believe that
a) armageddon is coming
b) the messiah will be born on their side at some late stage of war.
c) this messiah will be almost the only one left alive after the coming war
d) there are no good or evil actions, only good or evil sides and their side is good.
e) god wants them to create and deploy weapons that will totally destroy the other, evil, side.
f) even if their side/people/country is totally annihilated, god will raise them from the dead to a perfect world as a reward for their actions.
you don't need to be a prophet to realise that this is a catastrophic path to be on.
these predictions differ from most of the other ones that have ever been muttered in that humanity seems to have both the will and the means to make the whole thing self-fulfilling.
the percentage chance of a predictive hit seems terrifyingly high.
[edit on 20/4/10 by pieman]
Israeli forces have killed a Hamas commander in the occupied West Bank after destroying a house belonging to one of his relatives. Ali Sweiti, a member of Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, was killed on Monday in the town of Beit Awwa, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
Speaking to reporters in Beirut, Aboul Gheit says did not come to Lebanon to relay warning from ‘the enemy to a sister Arab country’; adds that Cairo would stand by Lebanon, Syria in case of attack
Slip of the tongue? Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit referred to Israel as an “enemy” during a press conference in Beirut on Saturday.