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#Civil War

# civil-war - Saturday 12 December, 2015

ISIS have taken their oil, so Syria has put a tax on shwarmas to pay for the civil war
# Desperate Times
# Desperate Times

ISIS have taken their oil, so Syria has put a tax on shwarmas to pay for the civil war

Dec 12th 2015, 7:00 PM 23,455 Views 31 Comments

The country’s oil revenues have imploded.

# civil-war - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria
# Explainer
# Explainer

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria

Dec 2nd 2015, 7:50 AM 31,408 Views 137 Comments

MPs will vote on airstrikes today.

# civil-war - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Joe Duffy: 'It's only a matter of time before all this stuff comes back to bite him in the ass'
# Civil War
From The42
# Civil War

Joe Duffy: 'It's only a matter of time before all this stuff comes back to bite him in the ass'

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:56 PM 24,135 Views 13 Comments

The UFC lightweight is putting his Dublin nightmare behind him.

# civil-war - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

I learned how to write in the dirt as a child soldier - now I'm an aid worker in the same conflict
# Child Soldier
# Child Soldier

I learned how to write in the dirt as a child soldier - now I'm an aid worker in the same conflict

Aug 19th 2015, 1:00 PM 164 Views 4 Comments

The story of James Riak, an aid worker with GOAL in South Sudan, who was kidnapped from his family as a ten-year-old and trained as a child soldier.

# civil-war - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

'Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street'
# Syria
# Syria

'Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street'

May 20th 2015, 8:30 PM 34 Views 31 Comments

Irish aid worker David Adams visited a clinic that helps to rehabilitate some of the casualties of the Syrian conflict.

# civil-war - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

French soldiers accused of 'stomach-turning' rape of children fleeing war
# Central African Republic
# Central African Republic

French soldiers accused of 'stomach-turning' rape of children fleeing war

Apr 29th 2015, 11:33 PM 33,608 Views 37 Comments

Reports claim children as young as nine were raped in exchange for food.

# civil-war - Monday 20 April, 2015

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart
# Shock And Awe
# Shock And Awe

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart

Apr 20th 2015, 12:42 PM 8,736 Views 21 Comments

The capital Sanaa has been rocked by air-strikes.

# civil-war - Friday 17 April, 2015

It was Sonny Bill v Dan and Richie in New Zealand earlier and the result wasn't even close
# Civil War
From The42
# Civil War

It was Sonny Bill v Dan and Richie in New Zealand earlier and the result wasn't even close

Apr 17th 2015, 12:37 PM 11,730 Views 8 Comments

The Chiefs were too good for the Crusaders in Christchurch earlier.

# civil-war - Friday 20 March, 2015

Maureen Haughey recalls how her father escaped death in the Easter Rising
# Seán Lemass
# Seán Lemass

Maureen Haughey recalls how her father escaped death in the Easter Rising

Mar 20th 2015, 7:00 PM 18,298 Views 36 Comments

The wife of former Taoiseach Charlie Haughey made a rare public appearance today.

# civil-war - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together

Feb 19th 2015, 2:54 PM 35 Views 26 Comments

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# civil-war - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War

Feb 14th 2015, 7:00 AM 13,398 Views 16 Comments

John Kennedy married his fiancé during a break in fighting but was killed later that day.

# civil-war - Monday 2 February, 2015

On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever
# Apartheid
# Apartheid

On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever

Feb 2nd 2015, 7:00 PM 22,013 Views 35 Comments

FW De Klerk ended apartheid – and freed Nelson Mandela.

# civil-war - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Leo Messi and Luis Enrique did have a training-ground row, Barca star confirms
# LAS RUMBLAS
From The42
# LAS RUMBLAS

Leo Messi and Luis Enrique did have a training-ground row, Barca star confirms

Jan 29th 2015, 2:52 PM 5,677 Views 3 Comments

The defender has lifted the lid on a heated argument involving the No.10 and his boss after the winter break.

# civil-war - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more
# Civil War
# Civil War

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

Jan 24th 2015, 7:45 PM 16,226 Views 246 Comments

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

# civil-war - Thursday 15 January, 2015

What else could I get for… the €150k pricetag on this old post office in Galway
# Home Exchange
# Home Exchange

What else could I get for… the €150k pricetag on this old post office in Galway

Jan 15th 2015, 11:57 AM 3,641 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what that amount of moolah could get you around the rest of the country.

# civil-war - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Man arrested in Derry in connection with "illegal activity" in Syria
# Civil War
# Civil War

Man arrested in Derry in connection with "illegal activity" in Syria

Nov 6th 2014, 3:09 PM 6,975 Views 38 Comments

Reports say the man had recently returned from the war-torn country.

# civil-war - Friday 31 October, 2014

Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?

Oct 31st 2014, 3:57 PM 29,308 Views 37 Comments

An archaeologist in Sligo has identified 35 used to hide people and ammunitions and needs your help to find more.

# civil-war - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops' Golan Heights mission
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops' Golan Heights mission

Oct 1st 2014, 8:50 PM 4,836 Views 3 Comments

He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.

# civil-war - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

This man is getting a US Medal of Honour - 151 years after his death
# Better Late Than Never
# Better Late Than Never

This man is getting a US Medal of Honour - 151 years after his death

Aug 26th 2014, 10:20 PM 11,595 Views 7 Comments

Alonzo Cushing commanded a force at Gettysburge

# civil-war - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission
# Incursion
# Incursion

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission

Aug 9th 2014, 10:38 AM 6,754 Views 102 Comments

The move was averted through diplomatic channels.

# civil-war - Friday 25 July, 2014

Russia is not only supplying weapons to rebels but is also firing on Ukraine - US
# Civil War
# Civil War

Russia is not only supplying weapons to rebels but is also firing on Ukraine - US

Jul 25th 2014, 8:28 AM 9,944 Views 270 Comments

US officials called Russian artillery fire a “clear escalation” of the conflict.

# civil-war - Sunday 20 July, 2014

All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

All 196 recovered bodies from MH17 crash site have been removed by rebels

Jul 20th 2014, 10:57 AM 32,010 Views 179 Comments

The bodies have been taken to an unknown location.

# civil-war - Monday 14 July, 2014

Wales captain Warburton could be clubless as civil war continues
# In Limbo
From The42
# In Limbo

Wales captain Warburton could be clubless as civil war continues

Jul 14th 2014, 11:38 AM 7,957 Views 10 Comments

The 25-year-old is facing the possibility of having no club side for the start of the season.

# civil-war - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast
# ETA
# ETA

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast

Jun 24th 2014, 1:41 PM 6,617 Views 6 Comments

Fermin Vila Michelena is accused of being part of an ETA bombing campaign.

# civil-war - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Nearly 11 million Syrians are in urgent need of humanitarian aid
# Civil War
# Civil War

Nearly 11 million Syrians are in urgent need of humanitarian aid

Jun 21st 2014, 8:58 AM 3,342 Views 33 Comments

In his monthly report to the UN Security Council, Ban Ki-moon said that nearly half of the country is in need of immediate help.

# civil-war - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Tony Blair: Syrian war to blame for Iraq violence, not 2003 invasion
# It Wasn't Me
# It Wasn't Me

Tony Blair: Syrian war to blame for Iraq violence, not 2003 invasion

Jun 15th 2014, 9:18 AM 6,144 Views 129 Comments

Arguments that there would be no crisis if Saddam Hussein remained are “bizarre” he said.

# civil-war - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes
# Syria
# Syria

Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes

Jun 1st 2014, 8:15 AM 4,092 Views 5 Comments

The real lives behind the civil war which the world barely notices.

# civil-war - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Chemical watchdog denies claim from Syrian government its team has been kidnapped
# OPCW
# OPCW

Chemical watchdog denies claim from Syrian government its team has been kidnapped

May 27th 2014, 11:52 AM 3,668 Views 1 Comment

All members are “safe”, and are currently returning to base after an attack.

# civil-war - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation
# Civil War
# Civil War

Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation

May 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,854 Views 29 Comments

A second ceasefire in the country has collapsed and both rebels and government forces are blocking the paths of UN peacekeepers.

# civil-war - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Ukraine starts 'unity talks' as Russia warns of civil war
# Civil War
# Civil War

Ukraine starts 'unity talks' as Russia warns of civil war

May 14th 2014, 5:04 PM 7,400 Views 87 Comments

The discussions come just two weeks before an election in the country.

# civil-war - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

There is "strong evidence" that the Syrian government used chlorine gas in attacks on rebels
# Barrel Bomb
# Barrel Bomb

There is "strong evidence" that the Syrian government used chlorine gas in attacks on rebels

May 13th 2014, 8:14 AM 3,561 Views 83 Comments

Human Rights Watch say that barrel bombs embedded with cylinders of chlorine gas were dropped on three towns.

# civil-war - Monday 12 May, 2014

Irish artist wins international prize for his psychedelic war photography
# Darkness To Bright
# Darkness To Bright

Irish artist wins international prize for his psychedelic war photography

May 12th 2014, 10:16 PM 13,265 Views 8 Comments

Kilkenny’s Richard Mosse was this evening announced as the winner of Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.

# civil-war - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Syrian rebels abandon last positions in Homs
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Syrian rebels abandon last positions in Homs

May 7th 2014, 9:55 PM 5,060 Views 43 Comments

Homs was once the “capital of the revolution”. Now it is back in the hands of Bashar Assad.

# civil-war - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

More than 30 pro-Russian rebels killed in Ukraine as violence escalates
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

More than 30 pro-Russian rebels killed in Ukraine as violence escalates

May 6th 2014, 8:36 AM 4,992 Views 42 Comments

Ukrainian authorities have said the military suffered casualties of its own and a helicopter gunship was shot down.

# civil-war - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree
# Lost History
# Lost History

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree

Apr 29th 2014, 9:45 PM 28,490 Views 7 Comments

The National Archives and findmypast.ie team up to release records which survived Civil War blaze.

# civil-war - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us
# Irish Soldiers
# Irish Soldiers

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

Apr 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 617 Views 125 Comments

The 140,000 Irishmen who enlisted during WWI marched under a British flag, but their reasons for enlisting to fight against Germany were varied and many.

90 Years On: Ireland 'healing her wounds' from years of war
# From The Archives
# From The Archives

90 Years On: Ireland 'healing her wounds' from years of war

Apr 19th 2014, 4:30 PM 12,834 Views 28 Comments

Amazing new footage from 1924.

# civil-war - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Seven life-sized roadside posters of Michael Collins stolen in Kilkenny
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

Seven life-sized roadside posters of Michael Collins stolen in Kilkenny

Mar 25th 2014, 9:45 PM 13,574 Views 27 Comments

The chairperson of the Kilkenny Musical Society said feelings on this time in Irish history still run high in certain quarters.

# civil-war - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin

Mar 22nd 2014, 10:15 AM 7,909 Views 18 Comments

This week in 1923 saw an extraordinary boxing match emerge amid the chaos of the Irish Civil War.

# civil-war - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Column: Three years into civil war, families deprived of food are forced to eat stray cats
# Three Years On
# Three Years On

Column: Three years into civil war, families deprived of food are forced to eat stray cats

Mar 15th 2014, 12:00 PM 28 Views 12 Comments

The Syrian conflict is the world’s largest humanitarian disaster. After three years of conflict, basic services like healthcare are completely collapsing, writes Peter Power of UNICEF.