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Synonyms for razing

the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

complete destruction of a building

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Local residents have appealed to an Israeli court in order to stop the razing of their land but the court keeps stalling in an attempt to force the residents to leave their land, thus allowing the opportunity to seize for settlement expansion, he added.
Yaqoub Ishtawi, 60, was severely beaten by soldiers as he tried to stop three Israeli bulldozers protected by soldiers and armed settlers from razing land in the village, Murad Ishtewi told WAFA.
Israeli bulldozers started razing land in the village on Sunday, according to witnesses, who reported that the land will be used for expanding the Wall and the nearby Atarot settlement, adding that the Wall will separate a number of residents' homes from their village, and will completely isolatethe villagefrom its surroundings.
Head of the village council Hussain Ghazal, told WAFA that Israeli bulldozers began razing tens of acres of land from the total area designated for demolishing which amounts to 600 acres, according to the Palestinian Info and News Agency (WAFA).
Local sources said that dozens of settlers from "Hafat Gal" settlement that was built on Palestinian lands east of Hebron, accompanied by Israeli bulldozers and the so-called Civil Administration, and under the protection of Israeli forces and Police arrived to the area and started razing a land belonging to Al-Zaru al-Tamimi.
In similar remarks, another senior Iranian military commander dismissed the enemies' warmongering rhetoric against Iran as unworthy, saying that the Iranian Armed Forces are capable of razing Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground as stated by the Supreme Leader in March.
He said that the razing operations conducted by Israeli forces under the pretext of searching for ruins comes in the framework of land theft for the benefit of settlement expansion.
On Wednesday, the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) posted satellite photos taken on May 25 that appear to show the razing of two buildings at the Parchin site and the deployment of heavy machinery to move earth and equipment, The Wall Street Journal reports.
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To all those standing against the razing of the burial mounds.
I was very interested in reading Razing of old mission house a symbol of healing (January).
Until the day channel-maintenance workers from the Los Angeles County Public Works Department came in with a frontloader, razing Diehl's handiwork and turning it back into an unsightly stretch of dirt.
The Hindus, claiming a Mogul invader had destroyed a temple to the Hindu god Rama on the same site in the 16th century, have been trying to erect a new temple on the spot, where Rama is reputed to have been born, since the razing of the mosque a decade ago.
Police arrested 300 opposition demonstrators in a northern Indian city to prevent them clashing with marching Hindu nationalists on the sixth anniversary of the razing of an ancient mosque, the Press Trust of India news agency said.
He said the razing by the municipality violates even the Israeli law.