Earlier, mortar shells were fired into Israeli territory in apparent spillover from Syria war.12:12 13.10.15 | 0 comments
Mark Twain, who visited Palestine in 1867, described it as: ? ...[a] desolate country whose soil is rich enough, but is given over wholly to weeds-a silent mournful expanse....A desolation is here that not even imagination can grace with the pomp of life and action....We never saw a human being on the whole route....There was hardly a tree or a shrub anywhere. Even the olive and the cactus, those fast friends of the worthless soil, had almost deserted the country.? Source: Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad. London: 1881 (New American Library, 1997 ALL those millions of "Palestinians" tilling the soil eh?