06 August 2006

More on the hazards of modern tourism

As if Iranians have been open to an advice from me, they have decided to add some variety to the assortment of fellow travelers they are sending to Lebanon to become martyrs for the cause.

Iran has freed a son of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden from house arrest, a German newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Die Welt said the Iranian Revolutionary Guard released Saad bin Laden on July 28 with the aim of sending him to the Syria-Lebanon border. It linked the reported move to the outbreak of war between Israel and Lebanese-based Hizbollah.

"From the Lebanese border, he has the task of building Islamist terror cells and preparing them to fight together with Hizbollah," Die Welt said, quoting intelligence information.

What can one say? A turd does not fall far from the bird...

Cross-posted on Yourish.com