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#Ceasefire

# ceasefire - Monday 11 August, 2014

Wounded Palestinians transferred to Turkey for treatment
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Wounded Palestinians transferred to Turkey for treatment

Aug 11th 2014, 7:57 AM 4,327 Views 62 Comments

A 72-hour ceasefire has held overnight which will allow talks to resume in Cairo.

# ceasefire - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians
# Hamas
# Hamas

Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians

Aug 9th 2014, 11:52 AM 5,468 Views 112 Comments

The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.

# ceasefire - Friday 8 August, 2014

Hamas rejects extension of ceasefire, but denies firing rockets
# Gaza
# Gaza

Hamas rejects extension of ceasefire, but denies firing rockets

Aug 8th 2014, 7:46 AM 7,142 Views 195 Comments

Israel says that two rockets were fired at the southern city of Ashkolon.

# ceasefire - Thursday 7 August, 2014

With six hours to go, no-one knows if the Gaza ceasefire will hold or not
# Fragile
# Fragile

With six hours to go, no-one knows if the Gaza ceasefire will hold or not

Aug 7th 2014, 11:02 PM 6,867 Views 31 Comments

“Right now there is uncertainty”.

# ceasefire - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Israel and Hamas appear at odds over prolonging ceasefire
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel and Hamas appear at odds over prolonging ceasefire

Aug 6th 2014, 10:48 PM 9,178 Views 153 Comments

The Hamas deputy leader said, “There is no agreement to extend the ceasefire.”

Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day

Aug 6th 2014, 7:39 AM 5,096 Views 110 Comments

Talks are due to take place in Cairo today aimed at securing a permanent ceasefire.

# ceasefire - Friday 1 August, 2014

Israeli soldier was 'dragged into a tunnel' by Gaza militants, says IDF
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Israeli soldier was 'dragged into a tunnel' by Gaza militants, says IDF

Aug 1st 2014, 6:57 PM 18,705 Views 210 Comments

62 people have been killed on the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah today after the collapse of a US and UN brokered ceasefire

# ceasefire - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17
# Mayhem
# Mayhem

Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17

Jul 30th 2014, 8:08 PM 8,063 Views 185 Comments

Hamas earlier denounced the four-hour lull announced by Israel as a publicity stunt, saying it had “no value”.

Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire

Jul 30th 2014, 3:28 PM 7,404 Views 268 Comments

IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.

# ceasefire - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce

Jul 27th 2014, 7:47 PM 19,604 Views 274 Comments

This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.

# ceasefire - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 26th 2014, 7:53 PM 13,217 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…

# ceasefire - Friday 25 July, 2014

Gaza: Israel and Hamas 'agree 12-hour ceasefire'
# 850 Dead
# 850 Dead

Gaza: Israel and Hamas 'agree 12-hour ceasefire'

Jul 25th 2014, 11:30 PM 15,070 Views 264 Comments

The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.

# ceasefire - Monday 21 July, 2014

Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza
# Viable Ceasefire
# Viable Ceasefire

Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza

Jul 21st 2014, 11:10 AM 6,835 Views 162 Comments

The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.

# ceasefire - Friday 18 July, 2014

Palestine UN representative holds back tears during Security Council meeting
# Crisis
# Crisis

Palestine UN representative holds back tears during Security Council meeting

Jul 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 10,652 Views 89 Comments

The US reaffirmed its strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself.

# ceasefire - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Israel and Hamas agree to five-hour stoppage of hostilities
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Israel and Hamas agree to five-hour stoppage of hostilities

Jul 17th 2014, 7:06 AM 4,552 Views 124 Comments

The stoppage will allow aid reach Gaza.

# ceasefire - Monday 23 June, 2014

Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire and peace talks
# Take A Breather
# Take A Breather

Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire and peace talks

Jun 23rd 2014, 8:53 PM 4,766 Views 33 Comments

Militia strikes that have been at the heart of insurgency came to an abrupt halt in the late afternoon.

# ceasefire - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ukraine's new president wants to talk to Russian rebels
# Rebel Rebel
# Rebel Rebel

Ukraine's new president wants to talk to Russian rebels

Jun 22nd 2014, 2:07 PM 3,946 Views 51 Comments

Petro Poroshenko’s initiative follows his announcement on Friday of a week-long unilateral ceasefire in the government’s 10-week campaign against pro-Russian rebels.

# ceasefire - Friday 20 June, 2014

Ukrainian president aims to ease fighting with week-long ceasefire
# Rebels
# Rebels

Ukrainian president aims to ease fighting with week-long ceasefire

Jun 20th 2014, 9:32 PM 4,252 Views 19 Comments

Russia has demanded an apology after a customs officer was wounded at a border checkpoint.

# ceasefire - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Swift South Sudan peace deal dashed as talks stall
# Civil War
# Civil War

Swift South Sudan peace deal dashed as talks stall

Jan 4th 2014, 10:35 AM 4,600 Views 5 Comments

A quick ceasefire is now not going to be an option as face-to-face talks between warring parties are delayed.

# ceasefire - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Column: ‘The US is no longer the key power broker in the Gaza conflict’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘The US is no longer the key power broker in the Gaza conflict’

Dec 6th 2012, 9:00 PM 23 Views 36 Comments

While the outbreak of violence in the Middle East is nothing new, Hillary Clinton’s willingness to engage with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood leadership certainly is, writes Dr Vincent Durac.

# ceasefire - Friday 23 November, 2012

Palestinian man shot dead near Gaza border
# Gaza
# Gaza

Palestinian man shot dead near Gaza border

Nov 23rd 2012, 1:39 PM 3,720 Views 65 Comments

The man was the first casualty since the two sides agreed a ceasefire, with nineteen other Palestinians wounded by gunfire in the incident.

# ceasefire - Thursday 22 November, 2012

# ceasefire - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas announced
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas announced

Nov 21st 2012, 5:48 PM 3,563 Views 72 Comments

Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr announced that a truce has been agreed and a ceasefire will begin at 7pm GMT.

Gaza conflict: Fighting rages amid continued efforts to reach peace deal
# Conflict
# Conflict

Gaza conflict: Fighting rages amid continued efforts to reach peace deal

Nov 21st 2012, 7:46 AM 2,794 Views 64 Comments

Israel is pushing for a long-term solution to the crisis as attacks on both sides of the Gaza border continued overnight.

# ceasefire - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes

Oct 30th 2012, 9:20 AM 2,526 Views 10 Comments

The death toll for what was supposed to be a four-day ceasefire exceeded 500.

# ceasefire - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Syria ceasefire in tatters as fighting rages
# Civil War
# Civil War

Syria ceasefire in tatters as fighting rages

Oct 27th 2012, 9:41 AM 2,648 Views 9 Comments

The death toll on the first of of Eid al-Adha reached 146, according to reports.

# ceasefire - Friday 26 October, 2012

Syria: 61 reported killed as truce collapses in several areas
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: 61 reported killed as truce collapses in several areas

Oct 26th 2012, 7:09 PM 2,422 Views 22 Comments

The tenuous truce reportedly collapsed in several regions – giving an early evening death toll of 61 dead, including civilians, soldiers and rebels.

# ceasefire - Saturday 1 September, 2012

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began
# On This Day
# On This Day

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began

Sep 1st 2012, 7:30 AM 13,862 Views 43 Comments

The Troubles were far from over on 1 September 1994, but for the first time in many decades, the people of Northern Ireland seemed optimistic about peace.

# ceasefire - Saturday 18 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Saturday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Aug 18th 2012, 7:58 PM 10,756 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# ceasefire - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Syrian violence has worsened since ceasefire, says UN
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian violence has worsened since ceasefire, says UN

Jun 27th 2012, 3:11 PM 1,565 Views 3 Comments

Kofi Annan says the ceasefire plan he brokered “is clearly not being implemented”.

# ceasefire - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Downing of Turkish plane "unacceptable", says NATO chief
# Syria
# Syria

Downing of Turkish plane "unacceptable", says NATO chief

Jun 26th 2012, 12:48 PM 1,824 Views 5 Comments

NATO holding emergency consultations with Turkey following last week’s incident.

# ceasefire - Friday 8 June, 2012

UN: 'Out of control' Syria on the brink of civil war
# Syria
# Syria

UN: 'Out of control' Syria on the brink of civil war

Jun 8th 2012, 7:23 AM 983 Views 15 Comments

UN envoy Kofi Annan believes the time has come for regional and international pressure on Bashar Assad.

# ceasefire - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Rebels abandon UN-brokered ceasefire in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Rebels abandon UN-brokered ceasefire in Syria

Jun 5th 2012, 9:33 AM 916 Views 4 Comments

Fresh attacks have been launched on regime forces, with rebels saying they had to ‘defend our people’.

# ceasefire - Thursday 31 May, 2012

UN chief urges Syria to stop attacks
# Syria
# Syria

UN chief urges Syria to stop attacks

May 31st 2012, 10:44 AM 844 Views 12 Comments

Ban Ki-Moon said UN observers monitoring the ceasefire were not there to watch the killings of innocent people.

# ceasefire - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Syrians appeal to Irish government as explosion strikes Damascus
# Syria
# Syria

Syrians appeal to Irish government as explosion strikes Damascus

May 22nd 2012, 5:01 PM 2,536 Views 12 Comments

Call for Irish government to refer Syrian regime to the International Criminal Court.

# ceasefire - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Car bomb strikes eastern city in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Car bomb strikes eastern city in Syria

May 19th 2012, 4:54 PM 1,123 Views 0 Comments

Nine people have reportedly been killed in today’s powerful explosion.

# ceasefire - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

UN observer team evacuated from Syrian town after bombing
# Syria
# Syria

UN observer team evacuated from Syrian town after bombing

May 16th 2012, 12:52 PM 979 Views 0 Comments

Observers came under attack in a northern Syrian town yesterday.

# ceasefire - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

VIDEO: Bomb strikes UN observer vehicle after attack on funeral
# United Nations
# United Nations

VIDEO: Bomb strikes UN observer vehicle after attack on funeral

May 15th 2012, 7:25 PM 1,835 Views 3 Comments

Activists say up to 20 people were killed when Syrian security forces opened fire on a funeral procession.

# ceasefire - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Syrian conflict spreads to Lebanon
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian conflict spreads to Lebanon

May 13th 2012, 8:34 PM 3,500 Views 15 Comments

Five people were reportedly killed in Syria today. Meanwhile, pro- and anti-Assad groups clashed in northern Lebanon.