A cartoon in Der Tagesspiegel, a Berlin daily, shows the Iran Football Team, in this year's World Cup, as suicide bombers, and the German team as Bundeswehr soldiers. Go to: http://www.tagesspiegel.de/politik/nachrichten/61219.asp# and then click on the "Bilderstrecke: Die Stuttmann-Karikaturen" in the "Zum Thema" section. Needless to say, the Mullahs are not happy: Iran demands apology over German cartoon "Luke Harding in Berlin, Declan Walsh in Islamabad and Robert Tait in Tehran Wednesday February 15, 2006 Copyright - The Guardian A German newspaper yesterday published a cartoon depicting the Iranian football team dressed as suicide bombers, opening up a new front in the row over caricatures of the prophet Muhammad. Iran immediately demanded an apology from Der Tagesspiegel, which showed four Iranian players at this summer's World Cup in Germany with explosives attached to their chests. A caption read: "Why the German army should definitely be used during the football World Cup." The general secretary of Iran's sports press association yesterday described the latest caricature as a "black joke". The Iranian embassy in Berlin called for an apology, saying the cartoon was "an immoral act". "Malte Lehming, comment editor at Der Tagesspiegel, said yesterday the caricature was meant for "a German audience". Asked whether it had been unwise to print it, he told the Guardian: "The problem is where do you draw the line? Cartoons have to be satirical and mean. We are very sorry if we have hurt the feelings of any Iranians. But we have not apologised." The cartoonist, Klaus Stuttmann, received three death threats and is in hiding, the paper said. It reprinted the cartoon next to an editorial, which said it had not intended to question the "integrity" of Iran's football team." http://www.guardian.co.uk/cartoonprotests/story/0,,1710020,00.html Yet again, I just fall over laughing at that wacky Teutonic 'Sense of Humour'........ No wonder they are infamous for havnig given the World so many great international comedians (I mean deliberate ones, not accidental ones like Marx, Engels, and Mr. Hilter).