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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Ceasefire

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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.
Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released
Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.
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.
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.
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.
'Step away from conflict': Martin McGuinness's peace plea to dissidents
“I would urge dissident republicans still committed to armed actions to take that same step,” McGuinness said, as he marked the anniversary of the 1994 ceasefire in Derry.
UN chief calls for "durable peace" in Gaza after indefinite truce
The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.
"I don't want to live through a fourth war." - Gaza erupts in peace celebrations
A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.
The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today
Ask her anything.
A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza
The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.
Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over
Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.
Five more days of peace: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire
The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.
Wounded Palestinians transferred to Turkey for treatment
A 72-hour ceasefire has held overnight which will allow talks to resume in Cairo.
Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians
The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.
Hamas rejects extension of ceasefire, but denies firing rockets
Israel says that two rockets were fired at the southern city of Ashkolon.
With six hours to go, no-one knows if the Gaza ceasefire will hold or not
“Right now there is uncertainty”.
Israel and Hamas appear at odds over prolonging ceasefire
The Hamas deputy leader said, “There is no agreement to extend the ceasefire.”
Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day
Talks are due to take place in Cairo today aimed at securing a permanent ceasefire.
Israeli soldier was 'dragged into a tunnel' by Gaza militants, says IDF
62 people have been killed on the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah today after the collapse of a US and UN brokered ceasefire
Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17
Hamas earlier denounced the four-hour lull announced by Israel as a publicity stunt, saying it had “no value”.
Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire
IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.
Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce
This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…
Gaza: Israel and Hamas 'agree 12-hour ceasefire'
The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.
Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza
The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.
Palestine UN representative holds back tears during Security Council meeting
The US reaffirmed its strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself.
Israel and Hamas agree to five-hour stoppage of hostilities
The stoppage will allow aid reach Gaza.
Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire and peace talks
Militia strikes that have been at the heart of insurgency came to an abrupt halt in the late afternoon.
Ukraine's new president wants to talk to Russian rebels
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.
Ukrainian president aims to ease fighting with week-long ceasefire
Russia has demanded an apology after a customs officer was wounded at a border checkpoint.
Swift South Sudan peace deal dashed as talks stall
A quick ceasefire is now not going to be an option as face-to-face talks between warring parties are delayed.
Column: ‘The US is no longer the key power broker in the Gaza conflict’
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.
Palestinian man shot dead near Gaza border
The man was the first casualty since the two sides agreed a ceasefire, with nineteen other Palestinians wounded by gunfire in the incident.
Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas announced
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
Israel is pushing for a long-term solution to the crisis as attacks on both sides of the Gaza border continued overnight.
Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes
The death toll for what was supposed to be a four-day ceasefire exceeded 500.