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2006-02-23 Iraq
Sadr heads for home after Samarra dome blast
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Posted by Fred 2006-02-23 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [322 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 And the Lebs said, "Thank Allan!"

Insh'allah.
Posted by .com 2006-02-23 00:15||   2006-02-23 00:15|| Front Page Top

#2 hmmmm, coincedince that he was away from the mosk when this happen, all of a sudden I smell Iran
Posted by djohn66 2006-02-23 00:20||   2006-02-23 00:20|| Front Page Top

#3 I'm still waiting for the worldwide islamic protests condemning the destruction of one of their holiest sites, fatwas, and head money. Then I realized just how low on the totem pole their holy sites are compared to cartoons.
Posted by ed 2006-02-23 00:34||   2006-02-23 00:34|| Front Page Top

#4 Dear #1 -- that's "Inshallan". Or, more grammatically, "in sha'a allan, which means, of course, "If Allan willed it."
Posted by Unurong Spaiting6242 2006-02-23 06:23||   2006-02-23 06:23|| Front Page Top

#5 ed, take a look at the stories about Shiite violence against Sunnis yesterday. It's mostly the Sunnis who care about the cartoons. It's the Shiites who care about the shrines -- and who are getting pretty ticked off at absorbing al-Q / Sunni attacks.

(although I wouldn't entirely rule out Iran behind this one, since there is rivalry between Qom and the Iranian Shiite holy sites. But this one looks like al-Q to me, possibly with Sadr complicity)
Posted by lotp 2006-02-23 07:26||   2006-02-23 07:26|| Front Page Top

#6 I think the demolition at Samarra is a perfect object lesson to the entire Arab world. They can choose to continue down their already well-established path of wanton destruction or reconcile themselves to some sort of coexistence. Further pursuit of the former will lead to eventual destruction of almost all of Islam's shrines at the hand of warring Islamic factions. The latter represents one of the only viable solutions. Whatever sort of compact these wingnuts arrive at will constitute a giant leap forward as it should then serve as a template for how Islam will finally achieve some sort of coexistence with the kufir world around them.

Of course, there is the possibility that, regardless of whatever negotiated peace they create amongst themselves, they will still remain unable to reconcile any sort of coexistence with the infidels. What that will amount to is their own death sentence and not much else.

These loons have a golden, literally, opportunity to finally initiate some sort of sincere rapprochment. The loss of Samarra must signal the pinnacle of their lunacy or merely be a foretaste of the sort of destruction that will continually rain down upon them. First by their own hands, and then by ours.
Posted by Zenster 2006-02-23 11:30||   2006-02-23 11:30|| Front Page Top

#7 Well, with 130+ bodies piling up today, I'm not holding my breath, Zen! And, as you say, even if they internally agree to differences, agreeing with us infidels is a WHOLE 'nother ballgame!
Posted by BA 2006-02-23 12:35||   2006-02-23 12:35|| Front Page Top

#8 Be a real shame if he got popped by bandits on the way.
Posted by mojo">mojo  2006-02-23 15:18||   2006-02-23 15:18|| Front Page Top

#9  Unurong Spaiting6242, .com is speaking in the Saudi dialect/accent, of course, whereas you seem to have adopted Iraqi pronunciation. 'Most as bad as a boy from the hills of Tennesee trying to understand a New Yawker. ;-)
Posted by trailing wife 2006-02-23 22:58||   2006-02-23 22:58|| Front Page Top

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