New Internationalist

The language of the Middle East

Issue 396
ceasefire
v. to stop firing unless you really want to
Gaza Strip
n. landing site for Israeli bombs
Hizbullah
n. Middle Eastern bird, relative of cuckoo; makes its home in other birds’ nests
homing bomb
n. bomb that targets residential areas
LebaNon
n. reluctance by international community to send troops to UN-controlled area
peace-talk
v. to distract someone with conversation while you encircle them with tanks
oxymoron
UN control

This first appeared in our award-winning magazine - to read more, subscribe from just £7

Comments on The language of the Middle East

Leave your comment