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"While repelling the attacks by armed opposition groups, the armed forces of the Syrian Arab Republic destroyed more than 20 militants, a tank and two pickup trucks," he lastly said.
While repelling the strike, the Syrian air defenses destroyed more than 30 cruise missiles and guided bombs," according to the center, TASS reported.
However, repelling agents have had a history of sustainability issues because of their potential to break down and form perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).
What Are Seresto is a collar impregnated with tick repelling
Russian air defense units were not involved in repelling the attack.
They indicated the use of these plants for repelling snakes.
Mosul, Iraq (NINA) -The federal police forces killed three members of Daesh during repelling an attack, south of Mosul, according to a security source.
Make a fragrant and bug repelling simmer pot by simmering crushed lavender in a little water.
The films containing a microcapsule emulsion of PVA and cinnamon oil, or which incorporated a microcapsule powder of whey protein isolate-maltodextrin and cinnamon oil, were the most effective at repelling moth larvae.
This structure, which is shown in the images, allows the leaf to be superhydrophobic (extremely water repelling).
Neville has patented a method of repelling sharks for limiting their attacks on a human surfboard user (US Patent No.
Inventor B could not likely claim a method of using polish to repel water on shoes because repelling water is inherent in the normal use of the polish to shine shoes.
Launched in January 2012, ecorepel(r), the water repelling high-tech finish from Schoeller Technologies, is firmly on the course for major success.
Holistic health charity Maperton Trust has been forced to drop part of its web marketing campaign for a head lice repelling device after it fell foul of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
Here are six things that might be repelling your crush--and the quick fixes that'll send him back your way.