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Iran: Bomb at Mosque Kills 15
New York Times ^ | May 28, 2009 | NAZILA FATHI

Posted on 05/28/2009 9:47:48 PM PDT by rdl6989

A blast at a Shiite mosque in the southeastern city of Zahedan, near the border with Pakistan, killed 15 people and wounded more than 55 on Thursday evening, the news agency ISNA reported. The bomb went off at 7:45 p.m. at Ali-ibn-Abitaleb, the second largest Shiite mosque in the city. ISNA said the bomb had been hidden in a bag in the men’s section of the mosque.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bomb; bombing; iran; mosque; shiite; zahedan
Death toll is actually up to 19 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8072795.stm
1 posted on 05/28/2009 9:47:48 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

Eating their own again are they?


2 posted on 05/28/2009 9:49:16 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: rdl6989

terrible to reap what you sow.


3 posted on 05/28/2009 9:49:34 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (TAZ:Untamed, Unpredictable, Uninhibited.)
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To: rdl6989

Sorry for the dead. Live by the sword...


4 posted on 05/28/2009 10:04:49 PM PDT by rbosque (10 year Freeper!)
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To: rdl6989
When they're not killing us, they're killing each other.
5 posted on 05/28/2009 10:16:25 PM PDT by americanophile
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To: rdl6989

hmmmm....
and?


6 posted on 05/28/2009 10:18:38 PM PDT by free-n-TX (He's NOT MY PRESIDENT!)
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To: rdl6989; jhpigott

while (Number of Sunnis >0 OR Number of Shias >0)
{Extreme Sunnis (Wahhabis, Deobandis and Salafists) kill Shias AND extreme Shias kill Sunnis }


7 posted on 05/29/2009 12:05:55 AM PDT by AdmSmith
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To: rdl6989

ISLAM = Death and destruction.


8 posted on 05/29/2009 12:06:50 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam
Iran: Bomb at Mosque Kills 15 --blam

This is how it appeared in the "latest posts" column.

Sorry, I couldn't help it.

9 posted on 05/29/2009 12:12:15 AM PDT by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: SIDENET
Hee, hee.

Strange match-up.

10 posted on 05/29/2009 12:14:10 AM PDT by blam
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To: rdl6989

The Iranian régime is getting a small taste of what they have been exporting for years.


11 posted on 05/29/2009 12:49:08 AM PDT by M. Espinola (Freedom is not 'free'.)
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To: M. Espinola; blam; G8 Diplomat; nuconvert
Here is a post from pakistanidefence.com:

salaam

People always say that raw and mossad are supporting and funding taliban and other groups in Pakistan but recent reports start to suggest that saudi arabia is also funding them through there charities and believe it or not am sure alot of Pakistan public knows this already. if you look at the madarassas the taliban are from and lakhsar taiba and other Pakistan millitant groups, they all are funded by saudi charities. and this is not just in Pakistan, if you look at somalia you will see that alot of funding for the groups come from saudi arabia and the reason is they follow their version of islam ie wahabism. and if you think about taliban and other terriorist group activities you will see alot of times they target sufi shrines and their graves and sunni mosques and the reason is they label them as infidels and they believe these people should be stopped or killed.

So i was wondering why Pakistan is not stopping these charities and not giving saudi arabia a warning because pakistanis are gettiing killed by saudi arabia in another words because the saudis only care about promoting their version of kwarijism. I think personaly Pakistan should send a warship and a submarines to saudi waters and then warn them because i think this is serious issue as people are getting killed and so far around 10 sufi shrines have been destroyed and also so many sunni leaders murdered and thousand of innocent Pakistani public and army killed, and if the funding is stopped by atleast 70 80 percent then trust me the talibans and their crew will feel the heat


http://forum.pakistanidefence.com/index.php?showtopic=82972

12 posted on 05/29/2009 2:31:58 AM PDT by AdmSmith
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To: rdl6989

Getting a little taste of what their own did to Iraq for the last few years?


13 posted on 05/29/2009 2:33:56 AM PDT by Allegra ( Never argue with an idiot. They bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.)
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He referred to the Saudis as “promoting their version of kwarijism” The Kharijites were the first sect to appear in the history of Islam, splitting up into more than 20 different sub-sects. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kharijite


14 posted on 05/29/2009 2:42:20 AM PDT by AdmSmith
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To: rdl6989
Last night while channel surfing, I stopped and watched a movie, Pilgrimage.

Here's a brief synopsis.

Iran has been ruled by an Islamic fundamentalist government since 1979, but there is one area where they've been unwilling to allow Shiite citizens to express their faith.

Imam Hussein was a Shiite Muslim holy man who became a martyr to his faith, and a sacred shrine to his life's work has been established -- in Iraq.

Given the political tensions between the two nations, the Iranian government has not been willing to allow its citizens to cross into Iraq, even for a religious pilgrimage, while Iraq has shown no greater willingness to allow Iranians to visit their nation.

Despite this, nearly every day more than a thousand Shiite Muslims attempt to cross into Iraq to pay homage to Imam Hussein, and many will go to remarkable (and dangerous) extremes to make the voyage.

Some will cross desert minefields, others will ride through in the backs of covered trucks, and while a good number are captured by border patrols, many slip through undetected. Being captured generally means serving at least a year in prison, but the faithful press on, believing that Allah's law trumps the Iranian legal system.

Pilgrimage (aka Ziarat) is a documentary that takes a sometimes witty but always respectful look at this legal and spiritual paradox, and the travelers who are caught in the middle. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide

What I found interesting was the praise the Iraqi & Iranian Shias had for the Americans.

The Iranian border cops were saying all sorts of nasty stuff, (the women weren't pilgrims, they were whores for Americans, etc).

Several people said the Americans in Iraq fed them, treated the women with respect, etc. They said that the Americans had always been portrayed as evil, yet it was the Iranian government that was mistreating them.

15 posted on 05/29/2009 4:08:49 AM PDT by csvset
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To: rdl6989

Oh well. The only good Muslim is a ...


16 posted on 05/29/2009 4:13:22 AM PDT by Royal Wulff
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To: AdmSmith

LOL


17 posted on 05/29/2009 4:39:55 AM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: csvset

Imam Hussein was no “martyr” in the Christian sense. He fought a battle trying to defeat the Ummayyyad Caliphs and become the Caliph (=Emperor+Pope rolled into one), and lost and was killed. Is that a martyr??


18 posted on 05/29/2009 4:55:58 AM PDT by Cronos (Ceterum censeo, Mecca et Medina delendae sunt)
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To: Cronos
In the movie, Pilgrimage, the question of martyrdom was posed to several Imams. The question was, if pilgrims die while on their way to visit the shrine in Karbala, are they considered martyrs?

The answer was, invariably, no.

The local coroner spoke of the pilgrims that die while in route. Landmines, shootings, dehydration, etc.

Many pilgrims paid about $80.00 to unscrupulous "guides" who promised them that they'd be able to cross the border.

They'd often be robbed, or dropped off in the middle of the desert, killed, etc.

More than one person claimed to be the relative of a "martyr", that is, someone who died during the Iran/Iraq war.

Supposedly that carries some sort of prestige or privilege.

The border guards weren't easily impressed or persuaded. It seems that if that were the case, they would have had official documents stating so.

19 posted on 05/29/2009 5:35:06 AM PDT by csvset
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...
A blast at a Shiite mosque in the southeastern city of Zahedan, near the border with Pakistan, killed 15 people and wounded more than 55 on Thursday evening, the news agency ISNA reported. The bomb went off at 7:45 p.m. at Ali-ibn-Abitaleb, the second largest Shiite mosque in the city. ISNA said the bomb had been hidden in a bag in the men's section of the mosque.
Indigenous resistance movement.
20 posted on 05/29/2009 5:37:19 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/____________________ Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: AdmSmith
The fuel for Wahhabist, Al-Qaida & Taliban terrorism goes back to the Saudi Wahhabist oil barons, who are filling their Swiss accounts as energy prices jump again, and with those climbing energy prices so shall Saudi bankrolled terrorism in Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan and far beyond.

The Saudi Sunni oil barons are the enemy of the Western World, as are the Shi'ite Iranians.

21 posted on 05/29/2009 7:16:45 PM PDT by M. Espinola (Freedom is not 'free'.)
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To: M. Espinola

We know that half of the princes i Saudi are enemies of the Western culture, the problem is that we do not know which half!;-)

This is a roughly correct: If the Saudis would allow demonstrations in Saudi they would demonstrate against the Saudi government and against the US, and if demonstration would be allowed in Iran they would demonstrate against the government but in favor of the US.


22 posted on 05/29/2009 11:27:11 PM PDT by AdmSmith
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