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It needs to turn against Corby, because every game we don't win, we make it more difficult on ourselves and, obviously, you would like to have points in the bag.
I am absolutely opposed to the idea that Iran would gain nuclear weapons, but I think if there was an Israeli attack, unfortunately it would turn against Israel and [would put] Iran as the victim," said Fabius.
NNA - 8/12/2011 - AN-NAHAR: Wage increases turn against "Change and Reform" bloc Baabda refrains from setting a date for Feltman Vote in cabinet after ending "Change and Reform" boycott Clinton's message encourages commitment to international obligations ASSAFIR: Mikati is keen on his relation with Hizbullah.
This could have been nothing more than a border incident had Iran not been backing up the Houthis with money and arms and inciting them to turn against Yemeni authorities.
When they turn out to be no more than a cynical fraud upon the electorate, voters turn against all parties and all politicians.
THIS is the moment scheming steamer Alice Henderson leaves Shieldinch - after her entire family turn against her.
The Basque showcased a masterclass of midfield play against Newcastle and followed it up with another impressive turn against Spurs.
Even our friends seem to turn against us, and we feel that we are all alone.
Like some new Prometheus, the robots who dream turn against their makers in a bid to do what humans have been trying to accomplish since Eden--grasp equality with the gods and gain dominion over all.