Besieged


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Besieged

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Besieged is a traditional term used to describe the situation of a planet (particularly a significator) placed between two other planets and falling within both of their orbs of influence. The conflicting connotations of the word besieged derive from the tendency of an older generation of astrologers to call attention to conjunctions in which a benefic planet (e.g., Venus) was placed between two malefics (e.g., Mars and Saturn). A planet can be favorably besieged, however, as when placed between two benefic planets.

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Ramadi / NINA / An army force and the sons of the tribes broke on Friday the siege on a military force was besieged by the IS organization near al-Baghdadi, in Anbar.
The situation in besieged districts of Homs was discussed during peace talks in Geneva a week ago.
According to Syria's state news agency, "authorities will implement the deal by providing the necessary humanitarian assistance, including food, shelter and medical aid for innocent civilians who leave" the besieged districts.
Israel says Gaza fighters use tunnels under the Egyptian border to smuggle weapons into the besieged Palestinian territory.
On Wednesday, Iraqi security sources in Anbar Province announced on Wednesday that the Iraqi forces besieged three villages in al-Baghdadai Island, West of Ramadi, in preparation for storming and cleansing it from the ISIL control.
UNITED NATIONS, Rabi'II 17, 1437, January 27, 2016, SPA -- The United Nations says the number of besieged areas in Syria's conflict has risen to 18, up from 15 earlier this month, according to AP.
A mobile clinic and medical team is on its way to the besieged Syrian town of Madaya, where the local community has reported that 32 people died of starvation in the last 30 days, U.N.
AID convoys have delivered longawaited food, medicine and other supplies to three besieged Syrian communities cut off for months by fighting amid reports that hundreds are on the brink of death.
Speaking today (7 Jan) at UN headquarters, Secretary-General's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said, Yacoub El Hillo, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Syria, and Kevin Kennedy, the Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis, are calling for unimpeded humanitarian access to reach those in need in hard-to-reach and besieged areas in Syria."
Summary: The United Nations has quietly removed the Palestinian neighborhood of Yarmouk from its list of besieged areas, a report said Friday.
Ramadi / NINA / Security authorities imposed a curfew in Amiriyat al-Fallujah, south of the city of Fallujah, after it was besieged by the IS from three sides.
NNA - (AFP) - The United Nations and Syria have reached a deal to allow aid into besieged areas of Homs and give civilians safe passage out, state news agency SANA said on Thursday.