"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Massive 4 car bomb suicide attack aimed at Kurdish Yazidis

The Yazidis are a curious, ancient and separate sect allied to Sufism who believe in angels (and are said totally erroneously to pray to Satan) and especially pray to the peacock angel Melek Ta us ملك طاووس (pic) . Lord Patel posted about them in Jan 2006 when they obtained a single seat in the Assembly in Iraq last year - remember that it took 5 weeks for the results to be worked out, which makes Dubya's 2000 victory look fast.

Now four suicide bombers in cars have hit the Yazdis in Qahataniya, 75 miles west Mosul in what is now Kurdistan, killing at least 175 people and wounding 200 others, said Iraqi military and local officials in northwest Iraq.

The death toll was the highest in a concerted attack since Nov. 23, when 215 people were killed by mortar fire and five car bombs in Baghdad's Shiite enclave of Sadr City.

At least 30 homes were destroyed in the bombings.

As per this is blamed by the Government on Al Quaida. .... and now (Wednesday am) The Daily Telegraph report that in April a mob of Yazidi men stoned to death Doaa Khalil Aswad, 17, after she had run away to marry a Muslim and their previously good relations with Sunni groups has deteriorateed.

The savage and mediaeval killing was captured on mobile phone video cameras, (there is a paradox) prompting Sunni revenge attacks. In one, a bus carrying workers home to the dead girl's village was stopped by gunmen who dragged out 23 men and executed them.

Thus it takes a massive event to identify the many (unreported) strands of sectarian / religious / tribal divides that have festered and are erupting daily since we illegally invaded their country.

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