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Ris

1. An ancient Hebrew unit of length approximately equivalent to 135 meters.

2. A Talmudic unit of length approximately equivalent to 32 or 35 meters.
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"The RIRA have sworn to paint the streets red with the blood of the crime gang that attacked and nearly killed this well-known republican.
The Rira split from the IRA in 1997 over that group's involvement in the Northern Ireland peace process, which in 1998 ended 30 years of fighting between minority Irish Republican Catholics and Protestants, a conflict that killed more than 3,600 people.
They recognized the leading role of the SEEIC-CEFTA Joint Working Group on Investments as the main regional platform for implementation of measures stipulated by the MAP REA pillar on investments, while also supporting SEEIC economies to prepare and implement individual-economy plans and reforms in accordance with RIRA and invited them to continue close cooperation and coordination on individual-economy levels with MAP REA Coordinators and relevant line institutions for its effective implementation.
The Special Criminal Court in Dublin has been hearing evidence against him during a preliminary hearing on charges of membership of RIRA and directing terrorism.
"The RIRA is run by a bunch of pot-bellied armchair generals who know more about the price of a pint than a united Ireland."
The RIRA are also said to be planning bomb attacks in Belfast and Londonderry to coincide with the opening of Northern Ireland's assembly next month.
The RIRA claimed responsibility for the murder three years later but his family have consistently alleged PSNI officers who knew about his secret role may have exposed him as an agent, and contributed to his death.
The RIRA's political wing, the 32 Counties Sovereignty Movement plies the hardline message that the Good Friday agreement is unacceptable.
These pictures reveal gardai finally arresting the mobster, just as masked assassin Lizzie is ready to take revenge for her RIRA brothers' deaths.
His name hit the headlines more than two years ago when The People revealed he had warned handlers of a planned RIRA spectacular three days before the Omagh bombing which left 29 people dead.
We can also reveal the dad of six was a former pal of "Fat" Deccy Smith, the RIRA thug blasted in the face outside his son's creche in North Dublin last month.
finding the It is understood he was targeted by the gang once controlled by slain RIRA gang boss Alan Ryan over an ongoing turf war with some of Enright's pals.