Iraq Desintegrates
ISIS Destroys Shi’a Shrines and Mosques
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  • Good. Arm both sides to the hilt.

  • Fat_Man

    “ISIS militants filmed taking sledgehammers to tombstones in Mosul, Iraq
    “Donning balaclavas and black clothing, they swung weapons into tombs
    “One grave belonged to Prophet Jonah, revered by Muslims and Christians
    “Rebels believe special veneration of tombs is against teachings of Islam
    “Comes as more than 50 bodies have been found in city south of Baghdad
    “Most of the bodies were blindfolded with gunshot wounds, said authorities
    “Investigation is underway to establish the circumstances of the killings”

  • mc

    At the time of the battle of Karbala and for several generations thereafter there were no Shi’a and no Sunnis. These identities and the distinctive beliefs and practices associated with them were products of a later imperial, urban world.

  • FriendlyGoat

    I’ve often wondered if we should have done exactly that ourselves about 72 hours into the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979.

  • Duperray

    The 21st century will be the century of general war between muslims and the rest of the world. It will be far more bloody than Hitler and Japs did, because enemy is within our population.

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