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.
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...