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phalange

(fā′lănj′, fə-lănj′)
n.

phalange

any of the finger or toe bones associated with the PENTADACTYL LIMB. The proximal bone of the phalange articulates with the METACARPAL or METATARSAL.
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4, 1981, states that the Phalangists had taken "by force archaeological pieces from containers at the excavation site in [Jbeil] and moved [them] to the party quarters.
The Palestinian residents of Tal Ezza'tar are despised by the Phalangists in the novel not, primarily, because they are Muslim, but because they are Palestinian and poor.
Rather than explore in any way the political and ideological motivations of the Phalange, and avoiding any substantive linking of its rise to Israeli policy towards Lebanon, the film instead relies only on painting the group as irrational, fanatical devotees of Bashir Gemayel, the Phalangist leader alluded to in the film's title.
After the Israeli Defence Force had surrounded the Palestinian refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila, and after the Christian Lebanese Phalangists moved in to massacre people, a Swiss Red Cross delegate and I were assigned to organise the identification and the burial of the 328 bodies we were able to find in the camps.
However, some sources say that most of the winners were supporters of Sami Gemayel and they claim that Nadim Gemayel's followers were dismissed, something which raised the ire of the young MP whose father, Bashir Gemayel, is still remembered by many Phalangists.
And with these old slogans will return old methods such as killing those "others" - "the preferred way being Sabra and Chatila," wrote Itani, referring to the 1982 massacre of Palestinians at the hands of the Phalangists, a part of the LF at that time.
In 1982, a constant state of siege received a boost when the Israeli army, along with their allies among Christian Phalangists, laid a brutal and deadly siege around Bourj el-Barajneh.
Jocelyn Khoueiri became an iconic image of women fighters for the Christian Phalangists.
on April 13, 1975, when gunmen killed four Phalangists during an attempt
Thus, the Phalangists began their activities some twenty-four hours earlier than the international community had suspected.
The film builds toward the notorious massacres of Palestinians at Sabra and Shatilla, which Wolman accurately depicts as the murderous work of Lebanese Christian Phalangists, not Israelis.