[+/-] War-torn Middle East seeks solace in religion
Funny stuff from The Onion:
Arabs and Israelis alike are embracing their faith as a way to make sense of the violence from which there seems to be no escape....
"It's always frightening to be reminded of your own mortality, as we all were this past Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday," Hezbollah commander Mahdi al-Zaidi said. "But rather than react irrationally, I looked deep within my faith, consulted the Quran, and by the mercy of Allah, I gained the resolve to oversee a massive airstrike against the enemy."