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'Mother of all massacres' in Qana shakes world conscience (editorial form the Oman Times)
Oman Times ^ | 8/9/06 | editorial staff

Posted on 08/08/2006 7:44:34 PM PDT by pissant

EVER since the Israeli onslaught on Lebanon started on July 12, the whole world has been watching one gruesome act of terror after the other by the Zionists almost on a daily basis. However, the biggest shock was delivered last Sunday, July 30, when Israel wrote a new chapter of indescribable savagery in what is now known as Qana carnage.

On that morning the Israeli air force shelled a three-storey residential building in the Qana city in Lebanon. The aerial attack left more than 60 civilians dead, 37 of them children.

While Israel is fully capable of stooping to a new low every day, the senseless slaughter of innocent civilians in Qana would have put every butcher worth his salt to shame. This has undoubtedly been the 'mother of all massacres' in the current conflict.

The Qana carnage has shaken the world's conscience and exposed the cruelty of the Israeli soldiers who appeared to enjoy watching the dead bodies of women and children on the debris of destruction. Because they are cowards and cannot confront Hezbollah fighters, Israeli soldiers focused their shelling on civilian targets. They are undoubtedly aware of Hezbollah soldiers' centres in cities and have the resources to clearly distinguish between military and civilian targets.

The Israeli bombardment of Lebanon has now entered its fourth week and its soldiers are still shelling everything and in all directions, concentrating on civilian targets. The destruction, 95 per cent of which is of civilian nature, has enveloped bridges, houses, hospitals, factories and schools. Even mental hospitals have not survived the wrath of Israeli military force.

Even those involved in relief and rescue operations, including the United Nations personnel and the trucks transporting humanitarian aid, have not been spared by Israeli attacks. It seems Israel is in a haste to destroy what little remains of Lebanon's infrastructure and hence the blind bombing.

Ironically, the international organisations have proved to be absolutely helpless in taking any effective action largely because they are no more than toys in the hands of the Zionist lobby.

As we all know, the officials of these organisations have now themselves seen the horrific images of Qana's dead women and children. Despite all this, the Security Council utterly failed in its emergency session to condemn Israel or call upon her to ceasefire. Instead, it limited itself to only expressing its shock over what had happened.

Surprisingly enough, one day later the Security Council passed a strongly worded resolution threatening Iran of serious sanctions and stringent action if it failed to stop the uranium enrichment.

The United Nations' response to Qana massacre was also very mild and not forthcoming, devoid of any force and pressure. All this proves beyond doubt that this organisation has expired and reduced to a body without soul.

In complete contrast, the world has responded to the call of its conscience loud and clear. The mass protests in various countries have highlighted their total rejection of what is taking place in Lebanon. Huge demonstrations, led by children, have been taking place almost on a daily basis all through the world including those countries that are Israeli allies. These protests have proved beyond doubt that the Qana carnage will go down in the annals of history as an absolute disgrace.

In addition, the campaigns to collect donations for the Lebanese people have received an overwhelming response in many places. This clearly goes on to show that the position of the people is in complete contrast to that of the rulers.

Qana carnage is not the first of its kind in the history of Israel. But by concentrating on civilian targets in the current conflict Israel has provided the proof that it is living in obvious panic and tension. Despite modest resources, compared to Israel's enormous arsenal of modern weapons, the Hezbollah soldiers have shown exemplary resolve and spirit, even after four weeks of struggle. In fact, they have inflicted heavy losses on Israel.

An Israeli writer, Anefa Aldar, has made an accurate description of the current situation facing Israel. In an article in Haretez newspaper, he wrote: "For the first time since the establishment of Israel, the Israelis have been forced to hide in shelters for many days, and some of them have had the chance to taste the bitterness of refuge. In June 1967, the Israeli army needed no more than six days to defeat the armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan. Despite its advanced capabilities now, the Israeli army has been unable to subdue the Lebanese resistance for three successive weeks".

There's no harm in seeing the future events in the light of Aldar's analysis.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Israel
KEYWORDS: fakebutaccurate; greenhelmet; qana
A stark reminder of how the arabs see the world. But to be perfectly frank, it sounds just like the BBC, The NY Times or Reuters.
1 posted on 08/08/2006 7:44:37 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

My complaint, so far, is that they haven't killed enough.


2 posted on 08/08/2006 7:45:32 PM PDT by true_blue_texican
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To: true_blue_texican

There is no end in view for the short term, fortunately.


3 posted on 08/08/2006 7:48:04 PM PDT by pissant
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To: true_blue_texican
"In June 1967, the Israeli army needed no more than six days to defeat the armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan. Despite its advanced capabilities now, the Israeli army has been unable to subdue the Lebanese resistance for three successive weeks"

More like UNWILLING to annihilate the scum for fear of harming innocents.....unlike YOUR PEOPLE!!
4 posted on 08/08/2006 7:49:31 PM PDT by DesignerChick
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To: DesignerChick

Anyone stupid enough to believe a muslim publication or most muslims for that matter should become a muslim.


5 posted on 08/08/2006 7:51:53 PM PDT by samadams2000
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To: DesignerChick

Woopdidoo, 3 weeks, give it another 2 month and then lets talk again.... see how many Hezpoopas are still kicking....


6 posted on 08/08/2006 7:53:28 PM PDT by observer5 (It's not a War on Terror - it's a WAR ON STUPIDITY)
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To: pissant
The aerial attack left more than 60 civilians dead, 37 of them children.

A lie makes it halfway around the world while the truth is still getting its boots on. Churchill I believe.

24. Not 60.

1. Not 40.

Lying for effect and propaganda.

7 posted on 08/08/2006 7:54:49 PM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica (Middle East Interactive Map: http://interneticsonline.com.dish5009.net.ibizdns.com/MEMap.html)
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To: DesignerChick

"....hence the blind bombing."

Exactly. Muslim fanatics would never, ever, do such a terrible thing (sarc).


8 posted on 08/08/2006 7:54:55 PM PDT by Bazooka (When Tolerance met Indifference, it was love at first sight.)
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To: pissant
"Surprisingly enough, one day later the Security Council passed a strongly worded resolution threatening Iran of serious sanctions and stringent action if it failed to stop the uranium enrichment."

Ahh, the truth will out you.

9 posted on 08/08/2006 7:55:25 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Dig deeper, more ammo.)
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To: HeartlandOfAmerica

Their religion teaches them to be lying sacks of shiite. How else could they justify their miserable existence.


10 posted on 08/08/2006 7:57:42 PM PDT by pissant
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To: Eagles6

Regardless of who the UN is nagging, it remains a toothless old hag, unless the US takes care of it. In Iran's case, we will take care of it w/o the UN, as usual.


11 posted on 08/08/2006 7:59:18 PM PDT by pissant
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To: true_blue_texican

They need to submit..to.. MOAB.


12 posted on 08/08/2006 8:00:55 PM PDT by samadams2000
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To: pissant
" In June 1967, the Israeli army needed no more than six days to defeat the armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan. Despite its advanced capabilities now, the Israeli army has been unable to subdue the Lebanese resistance for three successive weeks"

Guerrilla wars are not the same as conventional warfare.
In Sri Lanka, the Tamil Tigers have been fighting the government there in guerrilla warfare, for over 30 years.
And they are still fighting. Yet another rabid piece from the Arab press vermin
Arabs!
13 posted on 08/08/2006 8:03:50 PM PDT by Jameison
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To: pissant
Isn't Oman supposed to be a moderate Arab ally in the GWOT?
14 posted on 08/08/2006 8:04:47 PM PDT by Invisible Gorilla
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To: pissant
The destruction, 95 per cent of which is of civilian nature, has enveloped bridges, houses, hospitals, factories and schools. Even mental hospitals have not survived the wrath of Israeli military force.

Hmmm...Dem Jews are bad...Meanwhile, Lebanon's military wing, Hizbully, concentrates on sending defensive missiles to vacant Israeli military installations unless they are too close to Israeli infrastructure, in which case, the defenders of peaceful Lebanon just pack up and go home...

15 posted on 08/08/2006 8:09:16 PM PDT by Iscool
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To: pissant
"In complete contrast, the world has responded to the call of its conscience loud and clear"

The United States, Australian and Canada are not part of "the world"?
Who knew?

"Huge demonstrations, led by children, have been taking place almost on a daily basis all through the world including those countries that are Israeli allies"

Don't see no "huge protests" here, mate.
And this country is Israel's biggest ally.
Seen a few raggedy Islamofacist vermin leading halfhearted, ineffective chants down the road, but that's about it.
16 posted on 08/08/2006 8:09:17 PM PDT by Jameison
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To: pissant
"The Arab is either under your boot or at your throat."

Winston Churchill

17 posted on 08/08/2006 8:12:26 PM PDT by Desron13 (If you constantly vote between the lesser of two evils then evil is your ultimate destination.)
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To: pissant

Its a shame that the Arab Press is so unfamiliar with the truth. I think I will cancel my subscription to the Oman Times. Heheh.
There was no massacre at Qana, unless the senseless murder of handicapped children by Hezbollah to fake a massacre counts.


18 posted on 08/08/2006 8:19:03 PM PDT by Richard Axtell
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To: Jameison

And Hezbollah has been around for about 20 years or so. Time for them to kiss their asses goodbye.


19 posted on 08/08/2006 8:32:53 PM PDT by pissant
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To: Invisible Gorilla

Apparently not the editorial board of the Oman Times. Then again, compare the NY TImes editorial board with GWB. The chasm is even larger.


20 posted on 08/08/2006 8:33:48 PM PDT by pissant
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To: Iscool

I think the missile count inot Israel is going to slow to a trickle real soon.


21 posted on 08/08/2006 8:34:30 PM PDT by pissant
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To: Jameison

We have a media and a "Peace" movement every bit as vile as the terrorists.


22 posted on 08/08/2006 8:35:34 PM PDT by pissant
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To: Desron13

Could have been quoting someone from around the year 800 too.


23 posted on 08/08/2006 8:36:17 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

So, like, give them back their kidnapped soldiers and it all stops.


24 posted on 08/08/2006 8:36:31 PM PDT by Tribune7
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To: Richard Axtell

I stand by my statement. The US media is no better.


25 posted on 08/08/2006 8:36:41 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Mooslem Arabs would rather believe a lie because it fits their hate paradigm ... you know the hate paradigm, the energy source their moon god provides when they hate Jews with all their heart. Demons always generate hate to fuel the zeal; look how much zeal there is in Islam, 'the religion of peace'!


26 posted on 08/08/2006 8:39:03 PM PDT by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support from someone. Promote life support for others.)
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To: Tribune7

Too late. Israel's (and the US's) goal is to eradicate the vermin known as Hezbollah.


27 posted on 08/08/2006 8:39:30 PM PDT by pissant
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To: MHGinTN

And we are happy to accomodate their zeal for 72 virgins.


28 posted on 08/08/2006 8:40:21 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant
Is the Oman Times a government organ?
29 posted on 08/08/2006 8:43:49 PM PDT by Invisible Gorilla
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Certainly gov't approved, otherwise it would be toast. But not sure about the overall relationship.


30 posted on 08/08/2006 8:53:19 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant
FYI, the Mother of All Massacres was in Nanjing, China (1937 by Japan)
This minor loss at Qana (even if truly done by Israel) doesn't even rate a blip
on the scope of the World's radar with respect to civilian slaughters

Proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that Islam is the religion of
the perpetually outraged & misinformed.

As for the U.N. -- of course they are useless even though they support terrorists
31 posted on 08/08/2006 9:02:00 PM PDT by RetiredSWO
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To be perfectly frank, it's better they are on the terrorists side than ours.

But better still would be them in the atlantic with a school of hungry sharks.


32 posted on 08/08/2006 9:03:39 PM PDT by pissant
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I think the missile count inot Israel is going to slow to a trickle real soon.

I agree...But we'll know for sure tomorrow...

Olmert seems to be chomping at the bit to work out a peace deal, according to the media anyways...

33 posted on 08/08/2006 9:28:30 PM PDT by Iscool
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To: pissant

Yea, I heard the world's smallest violin was damaged at Quana al-dar-salam-muhtucha-der-abd-rahamani-pooooni-al-caca or whatever that Hezzi muzzi town was.


34 posted on 08/08/2006 9:37:56 PM PDT by The Cuban
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To: pissant
You mingle with Hezbollah and you die.
35 posted on 08/08/2006 9:44:01 PM PDT by garylmoore (Faith is the assurance of things unseen.)
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To: garylmoore

I bet Hezzbollah put those children there on purpose. Anyone who would strap a bomb to a five year old has no moral standing.


36 posted on 08/08/2006 10:37:06 PM PDT by Clock King ("How will it end?" - Emperor; "In Fire." - Kosh)
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To: Iscool

He may be chomping at the bit, but he still wants more time to inflict damage onto the hezzies. No Israeli withdrawal w/o a serious force to fill the void.


37 posted on 08/09/2006 6:36:53 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant
Yes, its all the Jews' fault. Every one knows they behave like savages. Even though there's no truth whatsoever to that conventional wisdom in the Arab World.

(Go Israel, Go! Slap 'Em Down Hezbullies.)

38 posted on 08/09/2006 6:40:35 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: DesignerChick
YOUR PEOPLE!!

I'm thinking that wasn't directed at me, right?
39 posted on 08/09/2006 8:15:29 AM PDT by true_blue_texican
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To: samadams2000

The Israelis should make MOABites of most of their neighbors.


40 posted on 08/09/2006 8:16:20 AM PDT by true_blue_texican
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