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The skirmishes started two weeks ago, reports from the Matalam police said.
That is why; one cannot find any skirmishes or bickering among scholars in the Kingdom.
Skirmishes between the two armies have been going on almost on daily basis since Aug.
Several skirmishes also took place in Ankara and Istanbul last Saturday and Sunday between demonstrators and police forces without causing injuries, the statement added, noting that clashes broke out following force evacuation of Gezi Park in central Istanbul, last Saturday.
Both countries are ratcheting up defense budgets, and analysts suggest that escalating tensions and increased surveillance could lead to drone skirmishes.
The march was marked by skirmishes with pro-Ennahdha groups, dozens of who stood outside the Municipal Theatre and the Ministry of the Interior, chanting slogans in support of the Government and its legitimacy.
Visiting Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said Friday that Cambodia and Thailand must jointly reiterate their commitment not to use force amid ongoing border skirmishes.
We revisit some of our favorite funny moments and post-election skirmishes in our audio look back at the year that was.
Smoke raises from South Korea''s Yeonpyeong island near the border against North Korea after yesterday's skirmishes
The exchange represented a sharp escalation of the skirmishes that flare up along the disputed border from time to time.
Summary: Skirmishes broke out on Saturday at a controversial city centre demonstration by far-right group the English Defence League.
There have been skirmishes between residents of the south and the peacekeepers in the past.