Our lives in Baghdad, since I came in 2003, have always been besieged by darkness and death, mourns and cries, struggle and pain.
They were abandoned by the Europeans, isolated by the Americans, and besieged by Israel—literally.
Mayor Nagin was so besieged that he was reported to have been curled up naked in a fetal position.
The people in charge of the convoys distributed the hejab to the besieged women along with the cartons of food.
The first round failed to achieve any progress even on ancillary issues, such as humanitarian access to the besieged city of Homs.
There wasn't a screen at door or window, and soon after sundown we were besieged.
The Count replied that it was for the besieged to propose the terms.
These men started at dawn, but before that time Kassim had managed to open communications with the besieged Brown.
So that the total of the army that besieged Rouen was, at least, 45,000 men.
Yet, although they repulsed the enemy, the besieged sustained an important loss in that first assault.