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Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

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The Iran Hostage Crisis
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Hostages to Peace”. Threats to Human Rights and Democracy in Somaliland. Map of the Horn of Africa ....................................................................................................

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Palestinian Strategy - Terrorism Plus Diplomacy
It abducted Western hostages in Gaza and demanded the release of an Al Qaeda activist in Britain. A combined unit of the Popular Resistance, the Islamic Army unit and Hamas kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit in 2006.
Trust fund for hostages
By Rizwana Sheik Umar The families of Bruno Pelizzari and Deborah Calitz, of Durban, who were taken hostage by Somali pirates in October last year have set up a trust fund to pay their ransom.
SAS embassy raid commander dies
The former sergeant led the team which blew out the building's windows and rescued 24 hostages from gunmen. His daughter said he had been reunited with his son, a soldier killed in Afghanistan. "Two great heroes taking their place in heaven," she said.
Kin of Manila hostage victims start online petition for justice
23, 2010, hostage-taking crisis in Manila has started an online petition asking Chinese president Hu Jintao to talk to Aquino about their demands in their stead. The online petition at www.petitiononline.
The Mailbag: Defense, steaks and hostages
@AlligatorArmy: Which Gator is most likely to avert a hostage crisis?

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Hostage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A hostage is a person or entity which is held by a captor.
Iran hostage crisis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
4 American hostages killed by Somali pirates - World news - Africa
Feb 22, 2011 Four Americans captured by Somali pirates while sailing in the Indian Ocean have been killed, NBC News reported Tuesday.
The Real Hostages - Reason Magazine
Aug 22, 2011 Who are the hostage takers? To hear the Obama White House tell it, they are the Republicans, and perhaps some bankers.
The Ref (1994) - IMDb
With Denis Leary, Judy Davis, Kevin Spacey, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.. A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.

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