The parable of those who take [beings or forces] other than God for their protectors is that of the spider which makes for itself a house: for behold, the frailest of all houses is the spider's house. If only they understood this! (Quran 29:41)
31 March 2011
Robert Fisk shows off his Arabic
"Not for nothing do Syrians shout Um al Arabiya Wahida ("mother of one Arab nation")." Erm, actually it's Ummah `Arabiyyah wahida that risalati khalida and it means "One Arab nation with an eternal mission".