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The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191: Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, and the Battle that Decided the Third Crusade.
Moreover, sieges can displace the populations of key embattled areas.
Ce parti a obtenu sept deputes (59 pour l'ensemble islamiste) sur 462 sieges a la nouvelle assemblee nationale.
``People have made parallels between the two sieges, but they are very different.
In one of Britain's other longest sieges, hostage-taker Steven Wood, aged 39, held two women captive in a house during a 14day stand-off in Hull during June, 1995.
A la surprise de la plupart des observateurs, le Parti du Yukon a remporte une eclatante victoire, en s'appropriant 12 des 18 sieges de l'Assemblee.
These weapons being hard to move and slow to fire, they were most effectively used either in sieges or on the tactical defensive until more rapid means of loading and firing were developed.
Sieges featured extensively in medieval writings, providing a useful device for investigating topics such as chivalry, history, courage, and suffering.
By Tuesday, Defense Secretary Les Aspin had declared them to be a great success," because they demonstrated to Serbian forces that it was futile to block ground convoys and would persuade them to lift their sieges of Muslim enclaves.
A talented, resourceful, and determined engineer; worthy of comparison with his French counterpart Vauban, both as a theorist of defense and as a conductor of sieges. <BL>
Plus de 50 partis politiques et 12 listes independantes entreront en lice pour 1254 sieges dans la wilaya d'Alger au titre des prochaines elections des assemblees populaires communales et de wilaya (APC et APW), prevues le 23 novembre prochain , a indique mercredi M.