Nonetheless here are the stories from hither and yon…and the other usual suspects:
A groundbreaking Saudi-sponsored interfaith dialogue on Friday, July 18, called for criminalizing blasphemy and for drafting an international agreement to combat terrorism.
“(The conference) calls for international organizations to work to issue a document stating respect of faiths and religious symbols and criminalizing those insulting them,” said the conference in a final communiqué.
Spain: Acquitted bomb suspect to be deported to Syria
Ghalyoun, a Syrian from the western city of Homs, reportedly owned an apartment in the Spanish capital, Madrid, where members of the Islamist cell that carried out the attacks were alleged to have met.
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British Captive Commits Suicide in May. The Captors Finally Get Around to Notifying the UK
A Shiite militia that has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of five Britons in Iraq more than a year ago said one of its hostages committed suicide, according to a British newspaper report on Sunday.
Sunday laugh. The Baron looked at this closely before he left. As far as he could tell it wasn’t photo-shopped. But you can weigh in on that one.
Definitely worth a click.
Oh those clever Chinese and their honey traps.
From the UK:
Ready or not, they’re coming through.
One version of this in the email, and another in the comments.
An unfortunate entanglement, but…
a happy ending thanks to a heroic pilot.