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#Civil War

# civil-war - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Whole generation of Syrian children could be lost, says UN
# Lost Generation
# Lost Generation

Whole generation of Syrian children could be lost, says UN

Mar 12th 2013, 2:00 PM 3,785 Views 26 Comments

Two years to the day since the conflict began, the UN says there’s a generation of children who have known only fighting.

# civil-war - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

There are now one million Syrian refugees
# Civil War
# Civil War

There are now one million Syrian refugees

Mar 6th 2013, 7:51 AM 2,324 Views 14 Comments

“This tragedy has to be stopped,” says UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres. The refugees arrive “traumatised, without possessions and having lost members of their families”.

# civil-war - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Russia in ground-breaking talks with Syrian opposition
# Civil War
# Civil War

Russia in ground-breaking talks with Syrian opposition

Feb 3rd 2013, 9:26 AM 4,376 Views 10 Comments

The development brings with it a glimmer of hope for the end of the bloody conflict.

# civil-war - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Tánaiste calls for Syrian crisis to be referred to International Criminal Court
# Syria
# Syria

Tánaiste calls for Syrian crisis to be referred to International Criminal Court

Jan 10th 2013, 8:21 PM 3,494 Views 44 Comments

Eamon Gilmore has joined three other Foreign Ministers to pen an opinion piece, published by CNN.

# civil-war - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Man arrested in Sussex over Nepal Civil War torture claims
# Nepal
# Nepal

Man arrested in Sussex over Nepal Civil War torture claims

Jan 3rd 2013, 8:56 PM 5,208 Views 1 Comment

The landmark case is being watched closely by human rights activists in Nepal.

# 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 3,229 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 4,103 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 2,497 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 15,985 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 2,660 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 3,218 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 1,145 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 1,253 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 7,727 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 1,177 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 1,887 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 1,485 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 6,613 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 885 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 1,068 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 728 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 1,212 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 1,137 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 2,762 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 2,745 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 1,517 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 2,948 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 5,474 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 3,223 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 3,112 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 3,689 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 3,256 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 3,289 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 2,194 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 2,083 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 1,763 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 2,044 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 2,078 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 1,435 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 2,213 Views 31 Comments

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