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siege

A military operation where an army surrounds a town and waits to a force surrender. Old French “sege” < Latin “sedem”=seat.

Etymology

The Forgotten War - Part Two

This is part two of a write up regarding my experience during the Megagame “1866 & All That”, for more details and to read Part One, please… 1,320 more words

Gaming

Georgetown Professor paints terrorists as "Fighters"

This past April, a Georgetown Professor by the name of Cynthia Schneider wrote an opinion piece for the Brookings Institution. In it, she talked about the Palestinian “Freedom Theater” in Jenin, in the West Bank. 752 more words

Israel

Syria regime relentless on siege of 'thorn in side' Daraya | AFP

Beirut (AFP) – Under international pressure, Syria’s government has agreed to partial aid access for thousands of civilians living under regime siege but one town near Damascus remains a “thorn in its side”: Daraya. 753 more words

Syria

Syria regime relentless on siege of 'thorn in side' Daraya

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

BEIRUT: Under international pressure, Syria’s government has agreed to partial aid access for thousands of civilians living under regime siege but one town near Damascus remains a “thorn in its side”: Daraya. 755 more words

Current Affairs

Siege of Torgau

Beschuss der Festung Torgau im Jahr 1813

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(8 October 1813-10 January 1814)

The fortress city of Torgau was situated at an important crossing of the river Elbe in the Kingdom of Saxony. 527 more words

Germany