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# Ceasefire

This month
January 2023
# Ceasefire
Putin orders 36-hour ceasefire for Orthodox Christmas in Ukraine, Kyiv brands move as 'hypocrisy'
Ukraine’s presidential adviser has rejected Russia’s declaration of a ceasefire over Orthodox Christmas as ‘hypocrisy’ and ‘propaganda’.
Last year
# Qatar
Fifa appeals for ceasefire in Ukraine during World Cup
Fifa suspended Russia days after its invasion of Ukraine, booting the team from World Cup qualifying matches
# gaza israel conflict
Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants holds overnight
Since Friday, 43 Palenstinians have been killed with 300 more wounded in the conflict.
# Sabina Higgins
'Time to move on' from Sabina Higgins letter controversy, says Taoiseach
Taoiseach says the Irish Government position is that Russia should withdraw, but says ‘peace is something we all want’.
# Yemen
UN says Yemen’s warring sides agree to renew existing truce for two months
The already four-month-old ceasefire has been the longest nationwide ease in fighting since the country’s war began six years ago.
# Ceasefire
Ukraine says Mariupol evacuation delayed by Russian ceasefire violations
It was reported earlier today that citizens were to be evacuated from Mariupol after surrounding Russian forces announced a ceasefire.
All time
# The Troubles
Decommissioning demands during first IRA ceasefire ‘were pointless’
Senior security figures told Irish officials two months before the ceasefire ended that the insistence on prior decommissioning was unnecessary.
# Ceasefire
Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem
Israel and Hamas fought an 11-day war earlier this month that killed more than 250 people.
# Gaza
UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
Members have also stressed “the immediate need for humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian civilian population”.
# Palestine
Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives
International focus has turned to the reconstruction of the bomb-shattered Gaza Strip.
Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds
Thousands of displaced Gazans have started going back to their homes to check for damage, while Israelis returned to normal life.
Israeli police have used sound bombs against Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, where clashes first broke out 11 days ago.
Celebrations were heard on Gaza streets in the minutes after the truce began, while in the occupied West Bank, joyful crowds took to the streets.
World leaders have welcomed the deal, with some pushing for more direct negotiation between Israel and Hamas
Mike Murphy: I witnessed first-hand the daily humiliation of Palestinians - we cannot remain silent
# Palestine
Biden tells Israel's Netanyahu he expects 'significant de-escalation' in Gaza conflict
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier today issued a tough threat against Hamas.
# Truce
Azerbaijan and Armenia report shelling of cities despite ceasefire
Azerbaijani authorities said today that nine civilians had been killed and more than 30 wounded following missile strikes.
# Nagorno Karabakh
Both Armenia and Azerbaijan claim the other side violated today's ceasefire as tensions simmer
Mediation talks leading to the ceasefire were facilitated by Russia.
# gaza strip
Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike
The Palestinian health ministry said that the Abu Malhous family was killed in the Israeli air strike earlier this week.
# White House
US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire
Donald Trump made the comment in an address at the White House today.
# Ceasefire
Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, Pence says
Pence spoke after he and other US officials met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
# Syria
Quiet reported as ceasefire begins in south Syria
The ceasefire was announced on Friday.
# Shelling
Pockets of fighting erupt after a calm start to Syria's new ceasefire
Rebels involving in fighting this morning are not covered by the ceasefire.
# Peace Talks
Russia and Turkey 'have agreed to a Syria ceasefire plan'
The ceasefire is expected to begin at midnight tonight.
# Ceasefire
Where is Bana? Seven-year-old girl who tweeted the Aleppo siege found safe and well
Several online videos have emerged showing Bana Al-Abed in the countryside outside Aleppo.
# Evacuation
Packed onto buses, hundreds of civilians face uncertain future as they leave Aleppo
Around 951 people have been evacuated so far.
# Aleppo
Deal reached to evacuate civilians and wounded from Aleppo
But it’s not clear if bombing has stopped.
# Syrian civil war
'Too little, too late' - Syrian army halts shelling of Aleppo to allow trapped civilians to leave
The Syrian Army said it has halted bombing yesterday.
# Bombings
At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo
The attack left a pool of blood and body parts strewn at the site, an AFP correspondent reported.
# Syrian civil war
UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria
A week-long ceasefire came to an end today with “non-stop” bombardment in some areas.
# putin it out there
Putin appears to offer strongest support yet for Trump... without actually naming him
Putin has so far refused to publicly endorse either candidate. .
# Syria
'The last chance to save Syria' - the ceasefire has held overnight
US Secretary of State John Kerry says it’s far too early to draw conclusions, but that the plan has a chance to work.
# Historic Peace Deal
Fifty years of conflict in Colombia summed up in five key points
Here are the important points you should know about Colombia’s recent deadly history.
# Conflict
Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold
Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.
# syrian ceasefire
'This is the first time we've woken up without the sound of shelling'
Fighting groups in Syria agreed to cease hostilities at midnight.
# Ceasefire
Syria's leader says ceasefire "does not mean everyone stops using their weapons"
Bashar al-Assad said his troops would continue fighting “terrorists”.
# Ceasefire
After five years and 250,000 dead, a ceasefire has been agreed in Syria
The International Syria Support Group also agreed “to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately”.
# Undefeated Army
Gerry Adams: The IRA was never defeated
The Sinn Féin leader was speaking on the 10th anniversary of the formal end to the IRA’s armed campaign.
# Ceasefire
Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released
Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.
# Ceasefire
Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine
Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.
Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin
Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.
# Ceasefire
Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight
Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.
# dropping slow
Gerry Adams wants Dublin and London to counter "anti-agreement axis within unionism"
Adams was in The Guardian to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire.