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Sidi Barrani

protection, and occupied Sidi Barrani. On December 8, 1940 British, and Indian troops under the command of Major-General O'Connor (Richard O'Connor) attacked against the Italian rear, via a gap in the defense (defense (military))s south of Sidi Barrani. Planning of the operation (and discovery of the gap) is credited to Brigadier Eric Dorman-Smith (Eric Dorman-Smith), who served as an adviser to O'Connor. date 9 December 1940 – 9 February 1941 place Sidi Barrani, Egypt


countries signed a defence agreement, covering surveillance and military defense of Icelandic air space and economic zone. It means that Norwegian jet fighters and surveillance aircraft will be patrolling Icelandic air space. It is underlined that the agreement with Norway only covers peace time. In case of a military conflict it is still NATO and the United States Government that will carry the main responsibility for Iceland's defence.

Thule Air Base

when Thule Air Base was built in the valley; the weather station was then moved to the Greenlandish settlement at North Star Bay, and renamed "Dundas", until the population was moved to Qaanaaq further north in 1953. It is, among other things, responsible for the military defense of Greenland, maritime and sovereignty maintenance and enforcement, as well as search and rescue. Personnel assigned to the Danish liaison office at Thule Air Base (FOTAB) as well


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Federal Housing Administration

purchased most of the area. The corporation was created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940 through the allocation of emergency funding and, by February 1942, it had assembled in 1990 Lapre and his wife started a credit repair business called Unknown Concepts. Lapre then began selling a 36-page booklet explaining how to recover a Federal Housing Administration insurance refund after paying off a home mortgage. He also began offering "900" phone lines (Premium-rate telephone number). On TV infomercials in the early–mid 1990s, he claimed that by placing "tiny classified ads" in newspapers he was "able to make $50,000 a week from his tiny one-bedroom apartment". Don Lapre Sells Tiny Classified Ads To obtain public mortgage insurance from the Federal Housing Administration in the United States, Ms. Smith must pay a ''mortgage insurance premium'' (MIP) equal to 1 percent of the loan amount at closing http: fha_requirements_mortgage_insurance.cfm . This premium is normally financed by the lender and paid to FHA on the borrower's behalf. Depending on the loan-to-value ratio, there may be a monthly premium as well. The United States Veterans Administration also offers insurance on mortgages. Funds accumulated rapidly under the 10-36 Plan, and were soon used to invest in numerous housing and economic development initiatives. In 1964, PIA made its first investment in an 8-unit apartment building in an all-white community. The rationale for buying this property was that it would help address a long-standing problem facing blacks - racial discrimination in housing. The leaders of the Progress Movement believed that money often has the power to speak louder than words in the struggle to improve race relations. One year after its first investment in housing, PIA built Zion Gardens, a middle-income garden apartment complex in North Philadelphia. The $1 million project was financed by using 10-36 funds to leverage a loan from the Federal Housing Administration and a grant from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).


inhabitants had to pay for a new Government house to be built. The total amount being £34315 payable by 30 June 1932 .The amount payable for each town was Nicosia £14,000, Limassol £5,500, Famagusta £5000, Larnaca £2000, Paphos £500 and the villages £6315. Kevork K Keshishian (1990 )Nicosia the Capital of Cyprus Then and Now Ottoman invasion He was a judge and military defense engineer in Famagusta on Cyprus when the island was invaded by Ottoman Turks (Ottoman Empire) in 1571. Besieged by the Turks (Cyprus under the Ottoman Empire), he invented machines to defend Famagusta against their attacks. When the island was conquered, Maggi was sent to the dungeons at Istanbul where, locked in chains, he wrote from memory two detailed treatises, ''De tintinnabulis'', on bell (bell (instrument))s and carillons, and the explicitly illustrated ''De equuleo'', on torture devices. History The original home ground of Nea Salamis FC was GSE in Famagusta, but due to the Turkish occupation of the town (Occupied territories) since 1974 they cannot use it. After that, Nea Salamis FC moved, temporarily, to Larnaca and built their own stadium. Name ''Ammochostos'' is the Greek name of Famagusta and it was named like that for the memory of the town because the stadium's owner Salamina is a Famagustan team but they cannot use their stadium in Famagusta because of the Turkish occupation of the town (Occupied territories).

Tyre, Lebanon

and the Palestinians for the control of the Sabra, Shatila and Burj el-Barajneh camps (all in Beirut). Despite its efforts, Amal could not take the control of the camps. The death toll remains unknown, with estimates ranging from a few hundreds to a few thousands. This and heavy Arab pressure led to a cease-fire on June 17. In the medieval era it has long been believed to have served as part of both the sea and military defense for the harbour. However as Hartlepool went into decline, and the town's fate was compared with that of Ancient Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon), Middleton gradually lost its significance; by the late 18th century half of neighbouring Victoria and Commissioners Harbour was recorded as being half-filled in and used as a cornfield. Pacorus invaded Syria again in 40 BC in alliance with the Roman rebel Quintus Labienus. The Roman garrisons defected to Labienus and the combined armies defeated the forces of the Roman governor Decidius Saxa, who lost most of his troops and several aquilae (Aquila (Roman)) as he retreated to Antioch. With the Imperial forces routed, Pacorus and Labienus occupied the whole of Palestine and Anatolia, with the exception of a few cities that held out, including Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon). In Judea, Pacorus deputy Barzapharnes deposed king Hyrcanus II and appointed his nephew Antigonus king in his place. In Lebanon: Zahleh, Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon), Tripoli (Tripoli, Lebanon), Sidon, Sarba (Jounieh) (vicariat), Jounieh (vicariat), Zgharta (vicariat), Joubbeh (vicariat), Jbeil, Beirut, Batroun, Baalbeck and Deir el Ahmar and Antelias After the 325 Council of Nicea defeated Arianism, the greater number of the Eastern bishops, who agreed to the deposition of St. Athanasius at Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon) in 335 and received the Arians to communion at Jerusalem on their repentance, were not Arians. The dedication Council of Antioch in 341 put forth a creed which was unexceptionable but for its omission of the Nicene formula "of One Substance." Even disciples of Arius, For this reason, early Christian baptistries (Baptismal font) and tombs typically were shaped as octagons. The practice of octaves was first introduced under Constantine I, when the dedication festivities of the basilicas at Jerusalem and Tyre, Lebanon were observed for eight days. After these one-off occasions, annual liturgical feasts began to be dignified with an octave. The first such feasts were Easter, Pentecost, and, in the East, Epiphany (Epiphany (holiday)). This occurred in the fourth century and served as a period of time for the newly baptized to take a joyful retreat. "Octave", ''Catholic Encyclopedia'' Margaritus first appears as a leader of the fleet alongside Tancred, then just count of Lecce, which took Cephalonia and the Ionian Islands in 1185 and then harassed Isaac Comnenus (Isaac Comnenus of Cyprus)' Cyprus and captured many of his ships, taking them back to Sicily. In Autumn 1187, King William sent him with a fleet to the Holy Land, where, on 2 October, Saladin had captured Jerusalem (Siege of Jerusalem (1187)). Margaritus, with 60 ships and 200 knights, patrolled the Palestine coast constantly, preventing Saladin from taking any of the vital seaports of the Latin crusader kingdom (Kingdom of Jerusalem). In July 1188, he arrived at Tripoli (Tripoli, Lebanon) and forced Saladin to raise the siege of Krak des Chevaliers. Something similar happened at Marqab, Latakia, and Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon) in the following year. On 11 November 1189, William died and his fleet returned. On 4 October 1190, Margaritus, the ''strategos'' Jordan du Pin, and many other nobles of Messina were forced to flee when Richard the Lion-Hearted, king of England, sacked the city and burnt it. Margaritus took little part thereafter in the Third Crusade. *It is metal well known in ancient times. It is the general opinion that the Phoenicians (w:Phoenicians) of Tyre (w:Tyre, Lebanon) and Sidon (w:Sidon) obtained their supplies of tin from the British Isles (w:British Isles). In Ezek (w:Book of Ezekiel) (27:12_ it is said to have been brought from Tarshish (w:Tarshish), which was probably a commercial emporium supplied with commodities from other places. In Isa (w:Book of Isaiah) (1:25) the word so rendered is generally understood of lead (w:Pead), the alloy with which the silver had become mixed. The fire of the Babylonish Captivity (w:Babylonish Captivity) would be the means of purging out the idolatrous (w:Idolatrous) alloy that had corrupted the people. **In Bible Dictionary quoted in Dictionary in: "tin".

Northern Mariana Islands

forces '''. The term "country" is used in the sense of independent state (Independence); thus, it applies only to sovereign (sovereignty) states (Sovereign state) and not dependencies (List of dependent territories) (e.g., Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Bermuda), whose defense is the responsibility of another country or an army alternative. The term "armed forces" refers to any government-sponsored defense (Defense (military)) used to further the domestic (Domestic policy) and foreign (Foreign policy) policies of their respective government. Some of the countries listed, such as Iceland and Monaco, have no armies, but still have a non-police military force (Military). Most states, as well as the District of Columbia, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands (United States Virgin Islands), have passed laws requiring registration in order for men 18–25 to be eligible for programs that vary on a per-jurisdiction basis but typically include driver's licenses, state-funded higher education benefits, and state government jobs. State Commonwealth Information from the Selective Service System website Alaska also requires registration in order to receive an Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. Eight states (Connecticut, Indiana, Nebraska, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington, and Wyoming) as well as Puerto Rico have no such requirements, though Indiana does give men 18–25 the option of registering with Selective Service when obtaining a drivers license or an identification card. The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles automatically registers young men 18-25 with the Selective Service as federally required, whenever they apply for the driver licenses, learner permits, or non-driver identification cards.


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South Ossetia

into two parts: North Ossetia remains a part of Russian SFSR (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic), South Ossetia remains a part of Georgian SSR (Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic). *20 September 1990 - independent Republic of South Ossetia. The republic remained unrecognized, yet it detached itself from Georgia de facto. In the last years of the Soviet Union, ethnic tensions between Ossetians and Georgians (Georgian people) in Georgia's former Autonomous Oblast of South Ossetia (abolished in 1990) and between Ossetians and the Ingush (Ingush people) in North Ossetia evolved into violent clashes that left several hundreds dead and wounded and created a large tide of refugees on both sides of the border. http: e publications Issues_Institutions Int_Organisations Academic_Articles Ghebali-Helsinki-3-04.pdf http: 2005 avrasya ehatipoglu.pdf Kudar in the southernmost region became part of what is now South Ossetia, and Iron, the northernmost group, came under Russian rule after 1767, which strengthened Orthodox Christianity (Eastern Orthodox Church) considerably. This is a list of the largest cities and towns in South Ossetia. Data for 1989 is official data from the Department of Statistics of Georgia (Department for Statistics (Georgia)), data for 2010 are unofficial estimates of the World Gazetteer. Lévy has reported from troubled zones during wartime, in order to attract public opinion, in France and abroad, over those political changes

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