In a darkened lane the young lovers crouch and caress. The girl leans to kiss the boy, then hesitates. He removes the Star of David pendant hanging from his neck and fastens it around hers, where she can no longer see it.
"This way, you'll think of other things," he says gently.
The scene is just one of many provocative moments in the movie "Marock," a story of Jewish-Muslim love challenging taboos in this traditional Muslim society and provoking Islamic politicians' ire.
Earlier Tuesday, Palestinian gunmen stormed the headquarters of mobile company Jawwal in Gaza in protest at having their phones cut off in a sign of growing lawlessness in the coastal strip, employees said.Let's give them some more money, the poor guys need new cellies!
They said around 20 gunmen entered the building saying their cellphone memory cards were not working. A short while later they began shooting, damaging over 10 computers but causing no casualties.
Noam Chomsky met with Hezbollah’s leader, the Al-Manar TV network reported.
The terrorist group’s station broadcast that the American linguist and MIT professor met with Sheik Hassan Nasrallah in Beirut this week, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute.
“Hezbollah’s insistence on keeping arms is justified,” Al-Manar quoted Chomsky, a critic of U.S. and Israeli foreign policy, as saying. “Nasrallah has a reasoned argument” that the group should be armed “as a deterrent to potential aggression.” He also called the United States the leading terrorist state, Al-Manar reported.