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marked by harshly abusive criticism

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BEIRUT: Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Asiri said Monday Saudi-Lebanese relations would not be affected by Hezbollah's scathing diatribe against the kingdom over the Gulf nation's military intervention in Yemen.
In a scathing New Year message, he says the Tories, UKIP and Labour would all "put narrow political interests ahead of the national economic interest" at the Euro elections in May.
Islamabad : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insf (PTI) chief Imran Khan received scathing criticism from women parliamentarians belonging to both sides of the political aisle in the lower house on Monday over his remarks on women elected on reserved seats not representing their constituencies.
He was also scathing of wind turbines - and said the UK urgently needed political direction over Base Load Energy.
At the moment Town are going through a difficult period but are being managed admirably by caretaker manager Gerry Murphy and he deserves both credit and support for the work he is doing at Town not unfair scathing remarks from either their followers or media pundits.
AMIR KHAN has launched a scathing attack on his former trainer Oliver Harrison after learning he has been helping prepare Michael Gomez ahead of their Commonwealth lightweight title clash in Birmingham tomorrow.
The author of a scathing report on Los Angeles' escalating gang problem urged activists and religious leaders Thursday to pressure the mayor and City Council to act on the report's proposed anti-violence reforms.
At other times, it brings out the ammunition for a scathing critique of the hip-hop industry over its unrelenting misogyny and damaging influence on the psyche of men and women.
Of Corporate Christianity and its Leading Media Evangelists is a scathing dissection of the self-serving hypocrisy, idolatry, and divisive claims of forty influential, modern-day American Christian leaders, including Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, Billy Graham, Robert Schuller, and Jimmy Swaggart.
Just a year after her triumphal performance as the regal Elizabeth I in the HBO miniseries, Dame Helen Mirren has taken on the crown again in Stephen Frears' scathing study of the royal ruins of Elizabeth II's ceremonial monarchy.
A bit of everything gets covered here, from dialogues on misogyny and sexism among the "revolutionary activist" hip-hop set ("Melt By Your Mouth") to the consequence of militarily and religiously influenced closets (the scathing traditional cover "Iko Iko Phalastini").
The scathing attacks present in these classical manuscripts demonstrate that all-out verbal assault was as skillfully used centuries ago as it is today, if not more so
More than an incredibly powerful narrative history and a scathing indictment of the Klan's racist terrorism, Until Justice Rolls Down is a moving tribute to the dedicated prosecutors and law enforcement officials who would not rest until they could cause "justice to roll down like water.
Regarding The Progressive interview with Barbara Boxer by Ruth Conniff (July issue): After reading a scathing recollection of John Negroponte by Paul Laverty, I was disappointed that there was no mention of Negroponte either in the introduction to the interview with Boxer or in the interview itself.
Later in the month World War 1 veteran and writer Ernest Hemingway wrote a graphic and scathing article about the tragedy for the socialist publication New Masses entitled "Who Murdered the Vets?