The liberation of Jerusalem was made a supreme objective of the campaign and the keynote of its propagandizing.Zengi’s son, Nur ad-Din, continued in this path, and one of his court poets wrote in one of his poems: The infidel rulers must hand over [to Zengi] not only Odessa but also the rest of their lands. If the conquest of Odessa is the sea, then Jerusalem, And the Crusader Kingdom within it, is its shore.(4)In the days of Saladin this push further intensified, and the Dome of the Rock was described as “rejoicing at the news that the Koran, which she has been lacking, is to return.”(5) In the sultan’s missive that proclaimed to all the princes of Islam the victory in the Battle of Hattin (July 4, 1187), he promised to immediately impose a siege on Jerusalem: “the darkness of heresy has so long enfolded her, and very soon the dawn of redemption will shine on her.”As we have seen, a similar phenomenon occurred after 1967, but this time it was brought about by “Jewish infidels” instead of “Crusader infidels.” Under the rule of the Jordanian monarchy, Jerusalem’s status had drastically declined.(6) Now, in the wake of the Six-Day War, the city suddenly rebounded in holiness and political importance.Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket Links: (0) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2017 Oluwaseun Osewa.
"We, too, will of course continue to work closely with the national security ministry and other supportive organisations to assist our nationals as best as possible," noted Gilbert-Roberts.This latest deportation comes amid continued discussions between the Ministry of National Security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the British High Commission over concerns raised by people who have been previously deported, many of whom no longer have family ties in Jamaica, having left here as children.A release from the national security ministry sought to explain that all legal avenues of appeal in the UK have been exhausted.Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) can change at short notice.Contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate of Cameroon for the most up to date information. A valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate is required for entry to Cameroon.Carry copies of a recent passport photo with you in case you need a replacement passport while overseas. The local currency is the Central African Franc (CFCA). Travellers cheques and credit cards are accepted at major hotels in Yaoundé.