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BEIRUT: Air traffic controllers at the Rafik Hariri International Airport announced over the weekend a 2-hour strike Thursday, vowing to take escalatory measures if Parliament fails to include them in plans to raise public sector wages.
Union leaders said Wednesday that future escalatory measures would not include further strikes at schools in the weeks ahead of official exams for grade 12.
Summary: The relatives of nine remaining hostages who are being held in Syria took escalatory measures against Turkish interests in Lebanon Thursday by staging a sit-in outside the Turkish Airlines building in Downtown Beirut, and preventing workers from entering.
the union announced that if the salaries were not paid before next Monday, it would resort to a series of escalatory steps, the first being a strike on Tuesday, November 5," the Tele Liban employees announced, calling on fellows to commit to this strike and launch a loud cry that could maybe reach the concerned officials.
In spite of the escalatory tone of the Union of Bank Employees' Associations and the fact that it does not enjoy full representation of workers in the sector, we will continue to deal [with them] positively," the statement added.
It threatened escalatory action if their demands were not met.
The prison authorities also pledged to mull terminating the administrative detention of the remaining administrative detainees, and to halt the prison administrations escalatory measures against them.
NNA - AN-NAHAR: Aoun: Our movement escalatory and they are disrupting Warning alarm of health disaster.
The independent union had previously threatened to take escalatory steps unless the Interior Ministry, responsible for police in Egypt, halts what the union called "unprecedented violations" against lawyers.
It is a disturbing development and escalatory development, one which heightens our need to make the Chinese understand that their actions are in violation of international law and their actions are going to be condemned by everyone in the world," he said at a news conference in Ho Chi Minh City.
The US called the Palestinian decision "an escalatory step that will not achieve any of the outcomes most Palestinians have long hoped to see for their people.
It is an escalatory step that will not achieve any of the outcomes most Palestinians have long hoped to see for their people," State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said in a statement.
Nonetheless, though no one knows for sure, it may be on an escalatory path in at least two of the three desperately poor West African countries where it has embedded itself.
We have officially informed Washington of our decision and in case the appeal faces a veto, we will apply to join the international treaties and agencies and if we fail, we will carry out escalatory measures," said al-Malki.
The council voiced its concern about the tensions taking place in Sana'a and its surrounding due to the escalatory actions by Houthi group, warning of their serious consequences.