Skip to comments.Iraq - Blast at revered Shi'ite shrine in Iraq's Samarra (Golden Dome Mosque)
Posted on 06/12/2007 11:32:39 PM PDT by HAL9000
BAGHDAD, June 13 (Reuters) - An explosion struck a revered Shi'ite Muslim shrine in the Iraqi city of Samarra on Wednesday that was badly damaged in February 2006, senior Shi'ite officials and a witness said.
The witness said two minarets at the Golden Mosque were damaged in the blast. Last year's attack on the mosque triggered a wave of sectarian violence in Iraq that has killed tens of thousands of people.
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Tax money to pay for repairs of a religious property? Heck - we have to fight lawsuits here over public displays of the cross and our own US FLAG on public property....
“Yes, but a solid percentage of Iraq citizens listen and obey Sadr.”
as do many other blind faithful. but it doesn’t legitimize leadership but ignorant foolishness. take him out. see who comes out instead.
The cultures in the lands that Islam took over were vibrant and gifted cultures. The Assyrians, the Persians, the Chaldeans and many others. They produced art and medicine - and mathematics.
But then Islam began to 'bite'. The subject cultures lost their art and their learning, and started producing dreary, repetitive calligraphy - and dreary, repetitive fanaticism.
Now you see it (the mosque); now you don’t. LOL.
1.21 jighadi watts will do that every time...