"The Israeli invaders are disappearing to where the ancient invaders and despotic imperialists disappeared to"
Speech by Palestinian Ambassador to Yemen, Dr. Bassam Al-Agha, on May 23, 2011, marking the anniversary of the establishment of the Kana’an Association for
“Dear guests, we see how positions of pride and dignity give hope in the face of all the positions of the Zionist enemy… These [Israeli] invaders are disappearing to where the ancient invaders and despotic imperialists disappeared to, because they are violating the conventions of life, violating the course of history. They draw their policy from medieval ideas. Look how President Obama is sad, miserable and suffering after seeing a single Jew scratched by a piece of shrapnel. … We salute the Shahid commander Yasser Arafat, Sheikh Ahmad Yassin, Izz A-Din Al-Qassam, Muhammad Al-Zubeiri (i.e., revolutionary poet killed in Yemen in 1965), Abu Ali Mustafa, and Fathi Shaqaqi.”