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2007-07-02 Arabia
Convoy boom at Queen of Sheba temple kills seven Spanish tourists
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Posted by Seafarious 2007-07-02 14:46|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [399 views ]  Top
 File under: al-Qaeda in Arabia 

#1 How's that appeasement deal working for ya, Zapatero? Your UNIFIL guys and now this.

You have to be a really dedicated or adrenaline-addicted tourist to want to go to Yemen, I would think.
Posted by Glenmore">Glenmore  2007-07-02 14:59||   2007-07-02 14:59|| Front Page Top

#2 ...an area rich in archeological treasures and popular with tourists.

Yeah, but it's still in Yemen.
No thanks.
Posted by tu3031 2007-07-02 15:23||   2007-07-02 15:23|| Front Page Top

#3 Yep kill a couple of Spanish and the Spanish Socialist deal machine will be on its way.
Posted by Elmusonter Guelph3676 2007-07-02 15:27||   2007-07-02 15:27|| Front Page Top

#4 Until the Spanish decide to get in it to win it I could care less what the Orcs do to them.
Posted by Excalibur 2007-07-02 15:32||   2007-07-02 15:32|| Front Page Top

#5 This also says a lot about how degraded Al-Quada is. They have to go after the people that have already surrendered in a country friendly to them.
Posted by DarthVader">DarthVader  2007-07-02 15:36||   2007-07-02 15:36|| Front Page Top

#6 They are probably retirees on an organized trip, they really didn't deserve to die like this; no matter what I think about the spanish gvt, this is sad to see innocents die (and I'm counting the two drivers in that, for that matter). I'm all for "live and let live", and this continuous stream of pointless, base killings of ordinary people in iraq, Thailand, UK, Spain,... is disgusting.
Posted by anonymous5089 2007-07-02 15:44||   2007-07-02 15:44|| Front Page Top

#7 I'm all for "live and let live", and this continuous stream of pointless, base killings of ordinary people in iraq, Thailand, UK, Spain,... is disgusting.

Welcome to Islam. All of this is straight out of the Koran.
Posted by Zenster">Zenster  2007-07-02 15:46||   2007-07-02 15:46|| Front Page Top

#8 Also outraged about their drive to destroy the world's history. That shrine belongs to all of us.
Posted by Seafarious">Seafarious  2007-07-02 15:46||   2007-07-02 15:46|| Front Page Top

#9 Yep, sad and pointless. Did the temple sustain significant damage?

I hope the local popo are piecing together just how AQ knew exactly where and when to hit them. Also, was it a euro/amer tourist target of opportunity or did they know they were whacking spaniards?
Posted by Broadhead6 2007-07-02 15:59||   2007-07-02 15:59|| Front Page Top

#10 For Al Q and for Islam of the 4 normative judicial schools the Queen of Sheba Temple doesn't deserve to stand. To them it is from the unenlightened age before Mohamot (like the Bhuddist Relief in Afghanistan) and is worse than valueless because it is a reminder of the era before the last prophet.

Of course to the Yemani Tourism Bureau, the Temple is an important asset. Thus the strike makes a great deal of sense from the Al Q point of view. Not only do you kill infidels striking terror into their heart but destroy the jahiliya (think from the dark times).
Posted by mhw 2007-07-02 16:19|| http://hypocrisy-incorporated.blogspot.com/]">[http://hypocrisy-incorporated.blogspot.com/]  2007-07-02 16:19|| Front Page Top

#11 Dayum, mhw beat me to it.

Also outraged about their drive to destroy the world's history. That shrine belongs to all of us.

Yes, and as mhw noted such historic shrines are no more than Islamic urinals. If in doubt, I refer you to the Wailing Wall.
Posted by Zenster">Zenster  2007-07-02 20:11||   2007-07-02 20:11|| Front Page Top

#12 The bus tour of East Rutherford, NJ must have been booked.
Posted by Super Hose 2007-07-02 22:29||   2007-07-02 22:29|| Front Page Top

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