- n the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
- n the state of inactivity following an interruption
the negotiations were in arrest
- v take into custody
- v hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
- v attract and fix
- v cause to stop
- On their second arrest, users without violent past convictions get another round of treatment, and a maximum 12 months in jail.
- Analysis: Harith al-Dari was in danger of drifting into obscurity until the Iraqi government ordered his arrest.
- The arrest, coming only three days before the anniversary of Falcone's murder, was a boost for Italy's sagging international image and a major blow to the Corleone clan, which has .
- Barack Obama in Indian Express
We are now in contact with the Libyan government, and want to make sure that if in fact this transfer has taken place, that he's not welcomed back in some way, but instead should be under house arrest,Obama said in an interview as Megrahi...
- David Miliband in Voice of America
The United Kingdom is deeply concerned at the arrest and, in some cases, continued detention of some of our hard-working locally engaged staff in Tehran,Miliband said. "This is harassment and intimidation of a kind which is quite...
- Nouri al-Maliki in FOXNews
The government of Iraq is an elected one and sovereign. When it gives a visa, it is responsible for the visa,al-Maliki told The Associated Press in an interview Sunday in New York. "We consider the arrest ...... of this individual who...