Feel the love. “Hit Israel ‘in the face’ – Ayatollah,” from The Australian (thanks to Sr. Soph):
IRAN’S top cleric today called on Muslims to rise up and their leaders to hit Israel “in the face with their nations’ anger” over the Jewish state’s offensive in Gaza that has killed more than 100 Palestinians.
Their nation has no anger about the barrage of rocket attacks against civilians in Sderot.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also blamed Iran’s other arch foe, the United States, for Israel’s “military crimes” in Gaza and said “the hands of the US government are smeared with the blood of the innocent Palestinian nation”.
Opposition to Israel is one of the cornerstones of belief of Shiite Iran, which backs Palestinian and Lebanese Islamic militant groups opposed to peace with the country.
“It is with the support of that oppressive government (the US) that the Zionists (Israel) are committing these unforgivable sins with impudence,” Khamenei was quoted as saying.
“The Islamic (people) must rise and the Islamic leaders must hit the occupying regime (Israel) in the face with their nations’ anger.”…