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a conservative who is uncompromising

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Reformists are suggesting that the lack of female presence is an indication that the President has bowed down to political pressures from hardliners.
The statements of Iran's former president and the leading centrist figure, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, which have been interpreted as a call for demilitarisation, have sparked controversy and prompted hardliners to launch a wave of attacks on him.
Israel, the hardliner assaulted Zoabi after an audience member stood up and
Nyan Htun, who graduated from the country's elite Defense Services Academy in 1974, is described by observers as a moderate among the top military officers, who are mostly regarded as hardliners.
Abdel Aziz Rantisi, 54, a Hamas hardliner, announced yesterday that he had been chosen to succeed Yassin.
Plavsic broke ranks with hardliners in 1997 and helped moderates take power in Bosnia's Serb republic.
A red-alert has been sounded in the town by the security agencies on the basis of a protest call given by the hardliner Sikh organisations on the eve of the anniversary of Operation Blue Star (OBS).
Golez, a known anti-RH hardliner, urged lawmakers who have "made hard-line positions" on House Bill 4244 to keep out of the TWG discussions which seek to find a middle ground in the highly-debated measure.
Lambert, a Religious Right hardliner and head of the Texas Home School Association, introduced a resolution at the GOP gathering that would have banned RNC funding for any candidate who supports so-called "partial birth" abortion, a late-term procedure that anti-abortion forces are trying to outlaw.
His successor, Paul VI, believed that the purpose of Vatican II was to change Christianity into a "civilization of love" As a theological hardliner, John Paul II shows no such compassion for Vatican II Catholicism.
Some recent articles have focused on a hardliner throwing a shoe at Rouhani as he returned from New York, while others have made reference to the disapproval of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khameini, of the Obama-Rouhani phone call .
But for all the simmering discontent with the Hardliner who has presided over political and economic paralysis, millions more are ready to defend Egypt's first freely elected leader; they say those campaigning for him to quit are agents of the old regime and plan their own pro-Mursi rallies starting on Friday.
Rangoon, May 7 ( ANI ): Burma's vice-president, a military hardliner who also served under the country's former dictator Than Shwe, has reportedly stepped down from his post.
Summary: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sacked four ministers just days before he was due to announce a new cabinet line-up in the midst of hardliner criticism over his vice presidential
House Speaker Mr Mehdi Karrubi, a former hardliner who now backs reform- minded President Mohammad Khatami, said Ayatollah Khamenei was acting within the constitution.