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a conservative who is uncompromising

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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.
The hardliners had drafted about 100 amendments in an effort to hobble the legislation, but Larijani blocked all but one of the amendments-an inconsequential one-from being brought to the floor.
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).
Yes, a hardliner threw a shoe at the Iranian President .
Tin Aung Myint Oo, 61, gave up his position in the Burmese Government amid talk of a battle between reformers and hardliners.
Plavsic broke ranks with hardliners in 1997 and helped moderates take power in Bosnia's Serb republic.
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.
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.
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
Hiro's optimistic assessment at the end of his book about the inevitability of social and cultural reform in the country sadly seems naive in light of the election of hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the presidency.
House Speaker Mr Mehdi Karrubi, a former hardliner who now backs reform- minded President Mohammad Khatami, said Ayatollah Khamenei was acting within the constitution.
Mr Ali Zaddsar, an outspoken hardliner who was involved in the failed impeachment bid against Culture Minister Mr Ataollah Mohajerani, lost his seat in Jiroft in southern Iran.