in dispute

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He stressing that the protesters are in dispute with the government, not with the Shia our brothers in Islam.
A pal said the mum had been in dispute with her neighbour for 18 months after a series of break-ins at her home.
Virgin Trains said most of its station staff belonged to an-other union, which was not in dispute, and it would do all it could to maintain a normal service.