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Extremist settlers have also added fuel to the fire with multiple break ins at the site under the protection of Israeli special service units.
A new survey by the Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) in England has added fuel to the fire.
But his main coalition partner added fuel to the fire Tuesday, telling reporters he had asked Berlusconi to take a sideways step.
Bruni's decision to skip the Cannes festival for "private and professional reasons" has further added fuel to the fire and many are awaiting an official announcement by Sarkozy and Bruni.
Qandil blamed local media for falsifying statements which he claims added fuel to the fire. According to Qandil, someone is determined to cause a rift between the opposition blocs.Aa
TWO-footed tackles have been the subject of enormous debate recently and Boxing Day's fixtures added fuel to the fire.
WHILE MUCH TALK CENTERS around the high price of gasoline, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel added fuel to the fire with a recent article that said ExxonMobil Corp., BP PLC and Chevron Corp.
It has added fuel to the fire. But we had to win one and tie one to get here, we did it and we are living the dream."
French politicians have added fuel to the fire. Last summer, France's Interior Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy, visited a public-housing project north of Paris.
Over the years, E has also added fuel to the fire (see "Bringing Up Baby--Naturally," Consumer News, September/October 1999 and Ask E, January/February 2003, among others).
A November law issued by Peru regarding their maritime border has only added fuel to the fire. Peru clearly wants better access to rich fishing grounds, but the move has left Chilean diplomats scratching their heads.
The bad feeling between Chelsea and Arsenal has intensified since last season and Kenyon's remarks last week have only added fuel to the fire. But with the two sides set to clash in today's Community Shield, Wenger has laughed off the mutterings of Chelsea's chief executive because he has no importance in the game.
Extell's bid to build a mix of apartment and community buildings at the site, as opposed to Ratner's high-rise office towers and sports arena, could have only added fuel to the fire.
has added fuel to the fire in the debates over use of credit-based insurance scoring and loss-history reports in insurance underwriting.