phalangist


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a Spanish member of General Franco's political party

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The Lebanese Phalangist militias raided the two refugee camps soon after Sharonae1/4aos army occupied West Beirut and after the departure of the PLO forces from Lebanon in a deal brokered by the United States to end Beirutae1/4aos 80-day Israeli siege.
Certainly, De Niro's Game initially presents itself as an unambiguous attempt to represent the trauma of war (Hout, "Cultural Hybridity, Trauma and Memory in Diasporic Anglophone Lebanese Fiction")--particularly the 1982 massacre of thousands of Palestinian civilians living in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut in its presentation of two young men from Beirut: Bassam remains cynical about the war and eager to escape to the West while his best friend George becomes drawn into the Phalangist militia in a way that eventually destroys him.
SEPTEMBER MARKED THE 31ST anniversary of the Sabra and Shatilla massacres when, following the enforced exodus of Palestinian men from Beirut, the two inner city refugee camps were besieged by Lebanese Phalangist troops who massacred unprotected women and children, the old and the infirm, over three days and nights.
Rather than explore in any way the political and ideological motivations of the Phalange, and avoiding any substantive linking of its rise to Israeli policy towards Lebanon, the film instead relies only on painting the group as irrational, fanatical devotees of Bashir Gemayel, the Phalangist leader alluded to in the film's title.
Meanwhile, the Barcelona versus Real Madrid split in Spanish politics, a fissure that has existed since the civil war of 1936 - 39 and the Phalangist reign of Francisco Franco (different Phalange to the one Pharmacist Pierre founded in Bikfaya in 1936
The conclusion of the author of the CIA report leaves no room for ambiguity: "I felt that Ramadan was a political reactionary, a Phalangist or Fascist type" This hardly sounds like the beginning of a beautiful relationship.
Haddad also angrily recalled the murder of President-elect Bashir Gemayel, of the Christian Phalangist party, killed by suspected Syrian agents in 1982.
But it is difficult to see how in Thailand the Red Shirts, having been treated to populist redistribution, were in any way energized emotively by a bedridden king and his phalangist queen, a suborned Buddhist sangha, and arousing communal elites who are really only available in the marginalized and indeed, despised Muslim south.
Although Hirst provides a finely detailed account of the complex and sometimes fraught alliance between Israel and Bashir Gemayel's Phalangist Lebanese forces, he is oddly reticent in assigning blame for Gemayel's assassination in the immediate aftermath of the 1982 war and his selection as the new president of the fragile and war-torn Lebanese state.
This Maronite Christian sector was dominated and led by the so-called Kataib or Phalangist party, a party originally established in the 1930s modeled on, and inspired by, the German Nazi party.
A conference for Phalangist emigrants has called on Phalange Party supporters living overseas to apply for Lebanese nationality for their children, and to exercise their right to participate in Lebanese elections, the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported on Wednesday.
Davutoglu and al-Thani are expected to hold meetings with Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese Christian leader Michel Aoun and Christian Phalangist leader Samir Geagea later in the day.
Twenty eight years ago, a scene of unspeakable horror rocked the rubble strewn alleys of Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut as vengeance vied with naked lust in a massive display of human malice illuminated for the IDF overseers of this massacre with flares that provided "an unobstructed and panoramic view" for Israeli Defense Minister, Ariel Sharon and his Chief of Staff, Rafael Eitan, as they watched from the seven story Kuwaiti embassy providing logistical support for their Phalangist allies as they "massacred for 36 to 48 hours" the hapless Palestinians imprisoned in the camps.
Israeli military forces launched an attack on the area before Phalangist allies carried out raids on the Sabra neighbourhood and the Shatila refugee camp.
Consider the end of Israel's 1982-85 intervention in Lebanon, marred from the beginning by the 1982 massacres at Sabra and Shatila, which saw more than a thousand Palestinian and Lebanese civilians killed by Phalangist militia as Israeli troops stood by.