faction fight

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faction fight

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) South African a fight between rival Black groups, usually originating in tribal or clan feuds
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A religious sect may degenerate into a political faction in a part of the Confederacy; but the variety of sects dispersed over the entire face of it must secure the national councils against any danger from that source.
Speaking at a news conference staged by the right-wing political faction the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) recently in Moscow, Sorokin said, ``There's an opportunity to increase the budget.
He made it clear to every political faction that he didn't want any trouble.
Sixty judges were referred to the disciplinary committee calling for their dismissal after they signed a statement supporting the Muslim Brotherhood as a political faction, according to state-run Al-Ahram.
Police claimed that Haseeb has admitted killing 15 people and he was also associated with a political faction.
Last night two Vietnamese asked for our forgiveness for the way their people had treated the Cambodians, and tonight a Khmer Rouge official also expressed his regrets for the suffering his political faction imposed on our people.
Disputes are heard by a panel of four representatives (five in Gaza) consisting of one person from each political faction.
There doesn't seem to be much weighing as to whether it is right to grope for a perceived advantage in the superpower game by allowing the most evil political faction in the world to continue to exist, not to mention to support it.
The analysts added that in the absence of meaningful political parties, unforeseen political factions and groups have emerged prior to the elections, and that political faction remaining in office for more than eight years.
Recent meetings with major political movements demonstrate that the Ministry of Endowments "is not biased to any political faction and against exclusion [of any faction]," according to a ministry statement.
Speaker Mehdi Karroubi says: "One political faction [which] lacks the support of the people wants to gain it by force through the Guardians Council".
The Iraqis sent troops, tanks and artillery into the Kurdish areas of northern Iraq at the request of the KDP, a pro-Iraqi Kurdish political faction, because the PUK, a pro-Iranian Kurdish faction, was being supported by troops from Iran.