“Pundits and politicians are already ringing the alarm bells. The common refrain you hear in the US: The Middle East is being overrun with religious radicals bent on oppressing women and destroying Israel. That is nonsense, of course.” — Reza Aslan
“Zionist Entity to Be Sued over Abu Jihad Assassination,” from Al-Manar, November 5 (thanks to Maxwell):
Two Tunisian lawyers plan to file a lawsuit against the Zionist regime for the 1988 assassination of the deputy of late Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leader Yasser Arafat.
Abderraouf Ayadi and Abdelmajid Abdelli are slated to press charges against the apartheid regime for the killing of Khalil al-Wazir, known as Abu Jihad, in the Tunisian capital city of Tunis, 25 years ago, Tunisia’s official TAP news agency reported on Sunday.
The announcement came after Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronot reported on Thursday that the Zionist spy agency, Mossad, and the Israeli General Staff Reconnaissance Unit, Sayeret Matkal, planned a joint operation that led to the assassination of the PLO official.
Israeli Minister for Military Affairs Ehud Barak and Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Yaalon were also involved in the operation at that time, the report said. However, the offices of both Israeli officials have refused to comment on the issue.
Abu Jihad was killed in a raid on the headquarters of the Palestinian organization in Tunis. He was shot in the head with a gun equipped with a silencer that had been hidden in a box of chocolate….