New Year’s Eve celebrations cancelled in Dubai

December 31, 2008 at 9:50 am (Middle East)

The ruler of Dubai has ordered that New Year celebrations in Dubai be cancelled, in order to usher in the new year with somberness in solidarity with the Gazans.

I suppose the fact that the Gazans’ suffering is their own fault is besides the point. (Hint: Shooting rockets into Israel for well over a year, hitting Israeli cities and forcing their citizens to live in worry and terror – not a good idea. Israel just might hit back.)

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2 Comments

  1. Kevin said,

    Indeed.

    ps – It’s snowing on your blog!

  2. MAJ (P) John said,

    I rather imagined it was economics – but Gaza gave a fig leaf to cover for it…

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