Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Civil War

# civil-war - All time

Iraq tries to win tourists back by rebuilding ancient arch
# We Can Rebuild You
# We Can Rebuild You

Iraq tries to win tourists back by rebuilding ancient arch

Jun 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 10,258 Views 29 Comments

The world’s largest brick-built arch has survived for more than 1,400 years – but it has fallen into disrepair in recent years.

Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...
# Art Of Conflict
# Art Of Conflict

Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...

Jun 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 11,967 Views 5 Comments

… yes, really. (And you can watch it on tv from today).

Real Madrid cancel today's press conference as tensions grow
# Civil War
From The42
# Civil War

Real Madrid cancel today's press conference as tensions grow

May 10th 2013, 9:13 AM 3,800 Views 1 Comment

Following another explosive press conference before the midweek game against Malaga, the club are desperate to ease tensions at the Bernabeu.

Syrian refugees 'now make up 10 per cent of population of Lebanon'
# Crisis
# Crisis

Syrian refugees 'now make up 10 per cent of population of Lebanon'

Apr 30th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,390 Views 49 Comments

Oxfam said the figure is comparable to the entire population of Belfast, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Derry all moving to Dublin.

Study finds 26 Irish people have fought in Syria
# Civil War
# Civil War

Study finds 26 Irish people have fought in Syria

Apr 4th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,111 Views 39 Comments

Researchers in London found that between 2,000 and 5,500 people from other countries have joined the rebel forces to fight against the Assad regime.

Assad vows to 'cleanse' Syria after attack
# Syria
# Syria

Assad vows to 'cleanse' Syria after attack

Mar 22nd 2013, 9:50 AM 4,158 Views 34 Comments

The statement was made after a suicide bomb at the Iman Mosque in Damascus.

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 3,792 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.

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

There are now one million Syrian refugees

Mar 6th 2013, 7:51 AM 2,330 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”.

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 4,379 Views 10 Comments

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

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 3,497 Views 44 Comments

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

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 5,226 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Death toll in Syria surpasses 60,000

Jan 2nd 2013, 3:25 PM 3,235 Views 18 Comments

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

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 4,112 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.

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 2,506 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.

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 16,050 Views 88 Comments

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

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

Syria ceasefire in tatters as fighting rages

Oct 27th 2012, 9:41 AM 2,678 Views 9 Comments

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

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut

Oct 19th 2012, 2:07 PM 3,225 Views 11 Comments

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

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 1,152 Views 3 Comments

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

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 1,262 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 7,737 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 1,183 Views 0 Comments

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

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 1,894 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 1,491 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 6,621 Views 8 Comments

We can’t bloody wait.

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 896 Views 0 Comments

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

‘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 1,078 Views 0 Comments

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

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 735 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.

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 1,221 Views 1 Comment

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

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 1,148 Views 0 Comments

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

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 2,769 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.

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 2,755 Views 16 Comments

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

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 1,520 Views 4 Comments

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

Syrian filmmaker killed in Aleppo: opposition
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian filmmaker killed in Aleppo: opposition

Sep 9th 2012, 3:58 PM 2,954 Views 6 Comments

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

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 5,478 Views 20 Comments

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

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 3,232 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 3,123 Views 3 Comments

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

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 3,698 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.

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 3,264 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.

Syrian Prime Minister defects to Jordan
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian Prime Minister defects to Jordan

Aug 6th 2012, 12:47 PM 3,297 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO

Aug 5th 2012, 6:03 PM 2,202 Views 11 Comments

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