They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Sunday, February 05, 2006

Danish mission in Beirut torched

aljazeera: Lebanese demonstrators have set on fire the building housing the Danish consulate in Beirut to protest against the publication by European newspapers of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.

Reuters reported that a cloud of black smoke was billowing from the site on Sunday, while AFP said angry crowds rampaged through a Christian neighbourhood of Beirut.

Lebanese security forces earlier fired tear gas at the crowd of about 20,000 marching towards the Danish mission.

The Danish government on Sunday called on its nationals to leave Lebanon, saying they "should remain indoors until the travel possibilities have been clarified". Read more