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vminfla Donating Member (992 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 08:55 PM
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PA Arab Mob Attacks IDF Soldiers at Beit Ummar
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A mob of some 200 PA Arabs attacked IDF soldiers in a rock attack Thursday near the Judean Arab village of Beit Ummar.

Rioters hurled the fist-sized, irregular-shaped stones with razor-sharp edges that are indigenous to the region, often used in larger sizes for peaceful purposes as decorative landscaping pieces.

When aimed at people and traveling vehicles, however, the hard, limestone and quartz missiles can be deadly.

The attack occurred during what appeared to be a spontaneous riot, but what may actually have been a pre-organized demonstration by local Islamist groups.
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  -PA Arab Mob Attacks IDF Soldiers at Beit Ummar vminfla  Dec-02-11 08:55 PM   #0 
  - Could there be a better illustration of the RW slant of Arutz Sheva than these four paragraphs?  oberliner   Dec-03-11 12:44 AM   #1 
     - Probably not...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-03-11 12:50 AM   #2 
     - I dunno  eyl   Dec-03-11 02:55 PM   #9 
        - Very deliberately chosen language  oberliner   Dec-03-11 03:14 PM   #10 
        - +1.  bemildred   Dec-03-11 04:08 PM   #12 
        - No need to get patronizing!  oberliner   Dec-03-11 09:04 PM   #17 
           - But such a fine exegesis is not to be found every day.  bemildred   Dec-04-11 12:20 AM   #19 
              - Great vocab word  oberliner   Dec-04-11 04:28 AM   #20 
                 - Indeed.  bemildred   Dec-04-11 10:23 AM   #23 
        - Heh heh. I'm all over the danger of those Arab fist-sized stones now!  Violet_Crumble   Dec-03-11 06:26 PM   #14 
           - Also note the use of the phrase "PA Arab"  oberliner   Dec-03-11 09:01 PM   #16 
              - Maybe because they are on the PA payroll  vminfla   Dec-05-11 09:11 AM   #26 
                 - A mob of civil servants throwing fist-sized, irregular shaped stones?  Violet_Crumble   Dec-06-11 04:40 AM   #28 
        - Well, imaginative, allusive; I don't know that I would go quite as far as "poetic".  bemildred   Dec-03-11 03:58 PM   #11 
           - On reflection  eyl   Dec-05-11 01:05 PM   #27 
     - +1. Razor sharp rocks eh? nt  bemildred   Dec-03-11 11:12 AM   #3 
     - Is there something odd...  CJvR   Dec-03-11 12:39 PM   #4 
        - yep and nothing keeps an edge quite like limestone huh? n/t  azurnoir   Dec-03-11 12:53 PM   #5 
        - I'm pretty sure they don't hold up well in combat with modern arms.  bemildred   Dec-03-11 12:56 PM   #6 
           - Limestone and quartz missiles  oberliner   Dec-03-11 01:03 PM   #7 
              - Yep.  bemildred   Dec-03-11 01:16 PM   #8 
              - I guess the practice of stoning is doomed to failure  vminfla   Dec-04-11 04:22 PM   #25 
     - Indeed!  LeftishBrit   Dec-03-11 04:55 PM   #13 
     - 199, did they really know?  vminfla   Dec-03-11 08:51 PM   #15 
        - The estimate on the numbers isn't really the problem  oberliner   Dec-03-11 09:04 PM   #18 
           - Witty? no. A logical fallacy of Argumentum Absurdum? Yes.  vminfla   Dec-04-11 07:02 AM   #21 
              - Not a logical fallacy because I am not challenging any of the information contained in the article  oberliner   Dec-04-11 08:30 AM   #22 
                 - FWIW, it did not appear to me that you were making a logical argument at all.  bemildred   Dec-04-11 10:30 AM   #24 

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