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#Civil War

# civil-war - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Death toll in Syria surpasses 60,000
# Syria
# Syria

Death toll in Syria surpasses 60,000

Jan 2nd 2013, 3:25 PM 3,223 Views 18 Comments

The new figure comes from the United Nations’ “exhaustive analysis”.

# civil-war - Saturday 29 December, 2012

IN PICTURES: a year of fighting in Syria
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

IN PICTURES: a year of fighting in Syria

Dec 29th 2012, 8:30 AM 4,089 Views 30 Comments

In the midst of the conflict, death and hurt, some rare smiles and moments of joy are captured by some of the world’s bravest photographers.

# civil-war - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Obama recognises Syrian rebels as the 'legitimate' representative of the country
# Civil War
# Civil War

Obama recognises Syrian rebels as the 'legitimate' representative of the country

Dec 12th 2012, 8:30 AM 2,491 Views 27 Comments

The US President said Syria’s opposition is the legitimate representative of the country’s people – the most significant US intervention so far in the brutal civil war.

# civil-war - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Free State came into being 90 years ago this week
# Historic
# Historic

Free State came into being 90 years ago this week

Dec 9th 2012, 7:45 AM 15,796 Views 88 Comments

Flashback to the turbulent beginning of Saorstát Éireann, which was hurtling towards civil war even as it gained statehood.

# civil-war - 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.

# civil-war - Friday 19 October, 2012

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut

Oct 19th 2012, 2:07 PM 3,212 Views 11 Comments

Local media are reporting that at least two people have been killed and 15 injured in the explosion.

# civil-war - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Syria: UN envoy calls on government to start truce
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: UN envoy calls on government to start truce

Oct 18th 2012, 10:39 AM 1,142 Views 3 Comments

Lakhdar Brahimi said that rebel representatives told him they will also observe the truce if the government takes the first step.

# civil-war - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Schmidt calls on new faces to up intensity levels after Munster test
# Blue Steel
From The42
# Blue Steel

Schmidt calls on new faces to up intensity levels after Munster test

Oct 7th 2012, 7:51 PM 1,247 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster coach also claimed to have been unsighted for the Casey Laulala try that was controversially ruled out.

Hidden History: the first casualty in the American Civil War was a Tipp man
# Hidden History
# Hidden History

Hidden History: the first casualty in the American Civil War was a Tipp man

Oct 7th 2012, 11:00 AM 7,668 Views 14 Comments

A radio documentary reveals new information about Private Daniel Hough, the first casualty of the American Civil War.

'We have to glue ourselves back together': Victory comes at a cost for Schmidt
# Growing Concern
From The42
# Growing Concern

'We have to glue ourselves back together': Victory comes at a cost for Schmidt

Oct 7th 2012, 6:57 AM 1,166 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster coach has even more injury concerns this morning, including Brian O’Driscoll and Isa Nacewa.

# civil-war - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Penney unhappy with non-try decision, curses lack of Munster pressure
# At A Loss
From The42
# At A Loss

Penney unhappy with non-try decision, curses lack of Munster pressure

Oct 6th 2012, 10:06 PM 1,875 Views 0 Comments

The New Zealander wanted a TMO at the very least when Casey Laulala crashed over late in the game.

Pro12: Four things we learned from this weekend's inter-pros
# Civil War
From The42
# Civil War

Pro12: Four things we learned from this weekend's inter-pros

Oct 6th 2012, 8:46 PM 1,479 Views 4 Comments

Friday night in Ravenhill was a procession, but tonight’s derby was anything but.

Pro12: Six things to watch out for in tonight's Leinster v Munster clash
# Civil War
From The42
# Civil War

Pro12: Six things to watch out for in tonight's Leinster v Munster clash

Oct 6th 2012, 1:45 PM 6,607 Views 8 Comments

We can’t bloody wait.

# civil-war - Friday 5 October, 2012

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend's inter-provincial rugby action
# Civil War
From The42
# Civil War

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend's inter-provincial rugby action

Oct 5th 2012, 2:29 PM 872 Views 0 Comments

It’s the biggest weekend of the season so far. Ulster host Connacht. Leinster welcome Munster. Let’s get it on.

# civil-war - Thursday 4 October, 2012

‘Fitter, stronger than ever’: McLaughlin has a plan to beat Munster
# Bring The Pain
From The42
# Bring The Pain

‘Fitter, stronger than ever’: McLaughlin has a plan to beat Munster

Oct 4th 2012, 8:00 AM 1,055 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland flanker is hoping his personal run of good form can turn his province’s fortunes around.

# civil-war - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Leading from the front: Ross ready to start playing hardball
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

Leading from the front: Ross ready to start playing hardball

Oct 3rd 2012, 7:53 AM 724 Views 0 Comments

“If you can’t get up for Munster you might as well not be playing rugby.” Says the cornerstone of Leinster’s set-piece.

# civil-war - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Pro12: Schmidt seething with Leinster's 'lack of effort' in Galway
# Reboot
From The42
# Reboot

Pro12: Schmidt seething with Leinster's 'lack of effort' in Galway

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:30 AM 1,201 Views 1 Comment

The Kiwi has read the riot act and will demand a return to form against Munster this Saturday.

# civil-war - Monday 1 October, 2012

Sidelined: Kearney, Roux ruled out of Munster clash
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

Sidelined: Kearney, Roux ruled out of Munster clash

Oct 1st 2012, 3:59 PM 1,131 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, serious doubts remain over Gordon D’Arcy and Eoin Reddan as Joe Schmidt says he will “wait and see.”

# civil-war - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Syria: Air strike kills 30 as over 150 reported dead in nationwide violence
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Air strike kills 30 as over 150 reported dead in nationwide violence

Sep 20th 2012, 8:52 PM 2,754 Views 15 Comments

Clashes across the country have continued today as some estimates now put the death toll from the civil war at over 29,000 since early last year.

# civil-war - Saturday 15 September, 2012

UN envoy: Syria crisis is a threat to the world
# Syria
# Syria

UN envoy: Syria crisis is a threat to the world

Sep 15th 2012, 1:08 PM 2,740 Views 16 Comments

The conflict’s death toll continues to rise with overnight air strikes killing 12 civilians and wounding 60 more.

# civil-war - Monday 10 September, 2012

Syria latest: Aleppo bombs, UN envoy and water crisis
# Crisis
# Crisis

Syria latest: Aleppo bombs, UN envoy and water crisis

Sep 10th 2012, 8:52 AM 1,509 Views 4 Comments

Residents of the country’s second city are experiencing serious water shortages as a main water pipeline has been destroyed.

# civil-war - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Syrian filmmaker killed in Aleppo: opposition
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian filmmaker killed in Aleppo: opposition

Sep 9th 2012, 3:58 PM 2,945 Views 6 Comments

A young filmmaker has been killed while shooting a video in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

# civil-war - Monday 27 August, 2012

A butcher, a barber and a policeman: meet Syria's rebels
# Civil War
# Civil War

A butcher, a barber and a policeman: meet Syria's rebels

Aug 27th 2012, 2:00 PM 5,465 Views 20 Comments

Butchers, barbers and students are now getting used to guns, tanks and warfare.

# civil-war - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

US will intervene in Syrian crisis - but only if Assad uses chemical weapons
# Syria
# Syria

US will intervene in Syrian crisis - but only if Assad uses chemical weapons

Aug 21st 2012, 12:39 PM 3,217 Views 42 Comments

President Obama says the issue of Syrian WMDs is two-fold, raising fears that chemical or biological weapons may fall into the hands of anti-Israeli extremists.

Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria
# Civil War
# Civil War

Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria

Aug 21st 2012, 11:07 AM 3,099 Views 3 Comments

Mika Yamamoto’s father, who was also a journalist, said reports of her death were “too much to bear”.

# civil-war - Friday 10 August, 2012

Seán Crowe says Syrian conflict "can be resolved"
# Syrian Crisis
# Syrian Crisis

Seán Crowe says Syrian conflict "can be resolved"

Aug 10th 2012, 9:10 PM 3,674 Views 32 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD met with a representative of a main Christian community in Syria yesterday, who said the conflict as not simple as it is being portrayed by elements of international media.

# civil-war - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Syria: President appears on television, vows to crush rebellion
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: President appears on television, vows to crush rebellion

Aug 7th 2012, 7:37 PM 3,251 Views 53 Comments

“The Syrian people and their government are determined to purge the country of terrorists and to fight the terrorists without respite,” Assad said in a televised address.

# civil-war - Monday 6 August, 2012

Syrian Prime Minister defects to Jordan
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian Prime Minister defects to Jordan

Aug 6th 2012, 12:47 PM 3,280 Views 15 Comments

State-run television in Syria says Riad Hijab has been sacked but opposition sources say he has fled to Jordan.

# civil-war - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO
# Civil War
# Civil War

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO

Aug 5th 2012, 6:03 PM 2,188 Views 11 Comments

The fighter jets have repeatedly hit areas held by the rebels in two districts of the city today.

# civil-war - Friday 3 August, 2012

Mortars kill at least 20 in Damascus refugee camp
# Syria
# Syria

Mortars kill at least 20 in Damascus refugee camp

Aug 3rd 2012, 5:11 PM 2,077 Views 18 Comments

At least 20 people have been killed after mortars rained down on a crowed Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital

# civil-war - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo

Jul 22nd 2012, 11:14 AM 1,759 Views 2 Comments

Rebels have launched an operation to ‘liberate’ Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. Both sides are claiming territorial gains.

# civil-war - Monday 16 July, 2012

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict
# Syria
# Syria

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict

Jul 16th 2012, 2:00 PM 2,035 Views 1 Comment

Take a look at how the views of world leaders progressed since the start of the Syrian protests.

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates
# Syria
# Syria

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates

Jul 16th 2012, 9:16 AM 2,051 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, the UN is pressing China and Russia to back tougher action against Bashar Assad.

# civil-war - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Interview: ‘I just survived’ – ex-Beirut hostage John McCarthy on his ordeal
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: ‘I just survived’ – ex-Beirut hostage John McCarthy on his ordeal

Jul 8th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,378 Views 4 Comments

John McCarthy, released from a Beirut cell 21 years ago, has written a new book. He spoke to TheJournal.ie about captivity, celebrity… and Martin McGuinness.

# civil-war - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Read Me: ‘They wiped up the blood’ – first-hand stories from the battle for independence
# Read Me
# Read Me

Read Me: ‘They wiped up the blood’ – first-hand stories from the battle for independence

Jul 1st 2012, 6:30 PM 2,024 Views 31 Comments

Raiding the British barracks, and the brutal killing of prisoners – men recall fighting in the wars that shaped Ireland.

# civil-war - Friday 15 June, 2012

Russia 'not supplying' attack helicopters to Syria - Ministry
# Allies
# Allies

Russia 'not supplying' attack helicopters to Syria - Ministry

Jun 15th 2012, 8:11 AM 1,661 Views 9 Comments

Hillary Clinton had said she believed that there were attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria – something Russia denies.

# civil-war - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Syrian troops renew shelling of Homs, 38 killed
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian troops renew shelling of Homs, 38 killed

Jun 10th 2012, 5:47 PM 1,034 Views 2 Comments

Women and children have been sheltering in basements for days, according to activists.

# civil-war - 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 986 Views 15 Comments

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

# civil-war - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Poll: Which side were you on in the Saipan debate?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which side were you on in the Saipan debate?

May 23rd 2012, 10:22 AM 6,336 Views 66 Comments

It’s ten years to the day since Roy Keane was sent home from the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup training camp.

# civil-war - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Pot shots: Delaney tells Keane 'get over yourself'
# Contentious
From The42
# Contentious

Pot shots: Delaney tells Keane 'get over yourself'

May 8th 2012, 12:53 PM 1,387 Views 5 Comments

The FAI chief claims that Roy Keane’s jibes are self-serving and the former captain would be better off if he just ‘let it go.’