with as many distractions as possible. Heaven forbid the Brit govt. should regard honesty and UK law as highly as their 'strategic relationship' with (meaning payoffs from) the Saudi bigot-kleptocrats. "For bribes blind the eyes of the wise..."
Iraqi police fire tear gas as thousands of protests burst into Green Zone, storm Parliament (AP)
from the article: U.K.: Israel must lift obstacles to movement in West Bank, Gaza