Wednesday, January 20, 2010

So much for Islamic Solidarity

The Lord Jesus Christ wasn't talking about this situation when He quoted Abraham in Luke 16:26, but the words are oddly (and amusingly) appropriate: ...between us and you there is a great gulf fixed...

RIYADH, Jan 18 (Reuters) - A Saudi-based body organising the world's second Islamic Solidarity Games has cancelled the sports event planned for Iran amid a dispute over whether the Gulf waterway is "Arab" or "Persian".

The Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation, an affiliate of the 57-nation Organisation of the Islamic Conference based in Saudi Arabia, said after a meeting on Saturday it decided to scrap the games which had been set for April.

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