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Synonyms for archenemy

one who is hostile to or opposes the purposes or interests of another

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BEIRUT: Hezbollah does not expect its arch-foe Israel to launch a war for now in Lebanon but remains prepared for one, party Deputy Secretary-General Sheikh Naim Qassem told Reuters Thursday.
All these stares are accusing the Sunni GCC emirate of Qatar for supporting their arch-foes and imposing an economic blockade.
Some commentators say his rant indicates Nemtsov, 55, - the arch-foe of Vladimir Putin - was shot because he had shown solidarity with victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris.
The raids came within Tayyip Erdogan's campaign against supporters of his ally turned arch-foe, the U.
Summary: US Secretary of State John Kerry says he is open to cooperating with arch-foe Iran to resolve week-long crisis.
Summary: Cairo: Three leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the movement's former arch-foe Hosni Mubarak faced .
AFP) -- US Secretary of State John Kerry said in Riyadh Monday that Washington will work to "empower" Syria's opposition, while warning arch-foe Iran that time for talk on Tehran's nuclear ambitions could run out.
But neither side has beenwilling to break off totally, partly because of concern thiscould lead to war if Israel attacked its arch-foe.
Washington has previously worried about India antagonising its arch-foe Pakistan and preferred New Delhi retain a modest profile in the Afghan conflict, restricted to troop training and infrastructure development.
Amano had displayed 'unbalanced, unprofessional and political' behaviour in publishing the report, which contained 'false claims' based on information from Iran's arch-foe the United States and other countries, Soltanieh said.
Iran has put on trial two people on charges of working for the spy agency of its arch-foe Israel and filming sensitive military sites, Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said on Monday, AFP reported.
Iranian leaders claim on a daily basis that Western countries, led by arch-foe United States, devise "plots" to undermine the Islamic republic and to impede its economic and scientific development.
The AoE is chaired by ex-President Ayatullah Ali-Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani, an arch-foe of Ahmadi-Nejad.
Summary: TEHRAN - The murder in Dubai of top Hamas commander Mahmud Al-Mabhouh last month was an act of Israeli ostate terrorism,o the Jewish stateAEs arch-foe Iran said on Tuesday.
A report in a London newspaper claimed Saturday that Israel's arch-foe Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is actually the descendant of a Jewish family.