Posted by ESC on March 06, 2003
CURSE BE UPON YOUR MUSTACHE, YOU TRAITOR - "DOHA, Qatar - An Iraqi leader unleashed a vitriolic attack on Kuwaiti delegates to an emergency meeting of Muslim nations yesterday.After denouncing Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheik Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jabbar for allowing U.S. forces to mass in his country, Iraqi envoy Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri then hurled insults at Sabah's deputy who had stood up to defend his minister.'Shut up, you little man, you traitor, you monkey,' shouted Ibrahim. 'Don't you know you are talking to Iraq?.Ibrahim, vice chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council, followed up with a derogatory Arab epithet: 'Curse be upon your mustache, you traitor.'.With the verbal attack that Kuwait's minister of state for foreign affairs Sheikh Mohammed Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah wasn't man enough to deserve the moustache he wore, all hopes of presenting even the facade of solidarity on the Iraq crisis had disappeared..." From an online article, Islamic summit collapses into spat of name-calling, by Tyler Marshall, John Daniszewski And Mark Magnier., Los Angeles Times, posted March 6, 2003, Accessed March 6, 2003.