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# conflict - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Second Africa Cup of Nations row for Watford as club accused of refusing to release Senegal winger
# Conflict
From The42
# Conflict

Second Africa Cup of Nations row for Watford as club accused of refusing to release Senegal winger

Jan 2nd 2022, 7:33 PM 6,773 Views 1 Comment

Nigeria previously suggested Watford were ‘baring fangs’ when the club objected to Emmanuel Dennis being named in their squad.

# conflict - Thursday 25 November, 2021

UN chief calls for 'unconditional and immediate' Ethiopian ceasefire
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

UN chief calls for 'unconditional and immediate' Ethiopian ceasefire

Nov 25th 2021, 8:13 AM 8,271 Views 8 Comments

Ethiopia has expelled four Irish diplomats due to Ireland’s stance on the ongoing conflict in the country.

# conflict - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Eritrea condemns 'illicit and immoral' US sanctions over conflict in Ethiopia
# Tigray Conflict
# Tigray Conflict

Eritrea condemns 'illicit and immoral' US sanctions over conflict in Ethiopia

Nov 13th 2021, 11:45 AM 8,966 Views 16 Comments

Eritrea claimed the new sanctions reflected a “misguided and hostile policy” by the US and were based on false allegations.

# conflict - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Ireland pledges €1 million to help 'poorest and most vulnerable' Lebanon households
# Poverty
# Poverty

Ireland pledges €1 million to help 'poorest and most vulnerable' Lebanon households

Jul 6th 2021, 6:05 PM 10,868 Views 23 Comments

Lebanon is facing “enormous challenges”, Minister Simon Coveney said.

# conflict - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'
# Opinion
# Opinion

A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 9:09 AM 15,980 Views 8 Comments

GOAL’s Yusuf Nural tells the stories of Syrian Refugees in Turkey ahead of the release of a moving new documentary and photo exhibition.

# conflict - Saturday 15 May, 2021

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?
# Peace
# Peace

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?

May 15th 2021, 9:30 AM 9,803 Views 0 Comments

Violence has escalated between the two sides in recent weeks.

# conflict - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?

Updated May 12th 2021, 8:56 AM 20,853 Views 40 Comments
  • 25 people, including nine children, were killed in an Israeli air strike this morning.
  • The UN rights office is "deeply concerned" about the escalation of violence.
  • International leaders have called for a de-escalation on both sides.

# conflict - Friday 7 May, 2021

Dozens hurt as Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque
# Conflict
# Conflict

Dozens hurt as Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque

May 7th 2021, 9:35 PM 10,209 Views 14 Comments

The Palestinian Red Crescent emergency service said 53 people were wounded.

# conflict - Monday 15 March, 2021

Syria marks ten years since outbreak of civil war
# A Decade Later
# A Decade Later

Syria marks ten years since outbreak of civil war

Mar 15th 2021, 12:19 PM 5,598 Views 7 Comments

A popular uprising turned into a civil war with world powers backing different sides.

# conflict - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Opinion: Ten years of conflict in Syria and humanitarian aid is still a challenge to deliver
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: Ten years of conflict in Syria and humanitarian aid is still a challenge to deliver

Mar 14th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,677 Views 14 Comments

Meath man Derek O’Rourke is GOAL’s Middle East Security Advisor. He outlines the challenges faced by NGOs as they navigate Syrian regions devastated by war.

# conflict - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Three UN peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic ahead of national polls
# Conflict
# Conflict

Three UN peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic ahead of national polls

Dec 26th 2020, 7:27 AM 14,916 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General said that attacks againt peacekeepers “may constitute a war crime”.

# conflict - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Sudan sends additional troops to Ethiopian border in days after ambush
# Conflict
# Conflict

Sudan sends additional troops to Ethiopian border in days after ambush

Dec 19th 2020, 5:11 PM 13,206 Views 3 Comments

Soldiers were deployed in the eastern Al-Fashaqa border region, the site of sporadic clashes.

# conflict - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Armenian opposition politician arrested over alleged prime minister assassination plot
# Peace Deal
# Peace Deal

Armenian opposition politician arrested over alleged prime minister assassination plot

Nov 15th 2020, 10:54 AM 22,069 Views 6 Comments

The leader of an opposition party in Armenia was arrested yesterday after being summoned to the headquarters of the country’s security forces.

# conflict - Monday 9 November, 2020

Azerbaijan apologises to Russia after shooting down helicopter as fighting rages over Karabakh
# Azerbaijan
# Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan apologises to Russia after shooting down helicopter as fighting rages over Karabakh

Nov 9th 2020, 9:50 PM 18,699 Views 4 Comments

Fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia has been ongoing for six weeks in the context Nagorno-Karabkh region.

# conflict - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Fighting over disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan continues despite US mediation
# Conflict
# Conflict

Fighting over disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan continues despite US mediation

Oct 24th 2020, 4:15 PM 10,033 Views 1 Comment

Rockets have struck residential areas in Nagorono-Karabakh as Armenia and Azerbaijan continue their conflict over the territory.

# conflict - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Azerbaijan claims Armenian military launched deadly missile strike
# Conflict
# Conflict

Azerbaijan claims Armenian military launched deadly missile strike

Oct 17th 2020, 1:40 PM 15,511 Views 10 Comments

The incident marks an escalation of the countries’ conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.

# conflict - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan claim the other side violated today's ceasefire as tensions simmer
# Nagorno Karabakh
# Nagorno Karabakh

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan claim the other side violated today's ceasefire as tensions simmer

Updated Oct 10th 2020, 2:35 PM 22,220 Views 10 Comments

Mediation talks leading to the ceasefire were facilitated by Russia.

# conflict - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Armenia reports heavy losses as fighting intensifies with Azerbaijan in disputed region
# Nagorno Karabakh
# Nagorno Karabakh

Armenia reports heavy losses as fighting intensifies with Azerbaijan in disputed region

Oct 4th 2020, 9:46 AM 27,640 Views 12 Comments

The Armenian prime minister said the country is “facing possibly the most decisive moment in our millennia-old history”.

# conflict - Monday 28 September, 2020

Explainer: Why has conflict erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan?
# Nagorny Karabakh
# Nagorny Karabakh

Explainer: Why has conflict erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

Sep 28th 2020, 1:10 PM 29,279 Views 24 Comments

Fighting erupted again over the weekend in a long-running territorial dispute.

# conflict - Sunday 27 September, 2020

'A step away from large-scale war': Fighting erupts between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed region
# Caucasus
# Caucasus

'A step away from large-scale war': Fighting erupts between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed region

Sep 27th 2020, 4:15 PM 26,881 Views 34 Comments

Azerbaijan claims to have captured seven Armenian-controlled villages.

# conflict - Saturday 7 March, 2020

GAA backs new Melbourne Gaelic Games board after messy split among clubs
# Conflict
From The42
# Conflict

GAA backs new Melbourne Gaelic Games board after messy split among clubs

Mar 7th 2020, 5:09 PM 13,194 Views 0 Comments

A statement from the GAA endorses Gaelic Games Victoria as the official administrative board.

# conflict - Friday 3 January, 2020

Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed
# Reinforcements
# Reinforcements

Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 10:05 PM 28,665 Views 94 Comments

The air strike ordered by President Donald Trump in Iraq’s capital Baghdad killed General Qassem Soleimani.

# conflict - Friday 27 December, 2019

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound
# Avangard
# Avangard

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Dec 27th 2019, 4:01 PM 45,356 Views 100 Comments

The weapon can make sharp manoeuvres en route to its target, making it harder to intercept.

# conflict - Sunday 1 September, 2019

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre
# Yemen
# Yemen

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

Sep 1st 2019, 4:33 PM 12,101 Views 7 Comments

The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.

# conflict - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'
# Conflict
# Conflict

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Aug 10th 2019, 11:00 AM 30,002 Views 28 Comments

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

# conflict - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 22,389 Views 124 Comments

You can show solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom against Israeli apartheid, occupation and war crimes by supporting the boycott, writes Zoe Lawlor.

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 40,684 Views 220 Comments

They pretend that the Jewish people have no right to live in the places where they were born and where their history, religion and culture are deeply rooted, writes the Israeli ambassador to Ireland, Ophir Kariv.

# conflict - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Israel vows  'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate
# Rockets
# Rockets

Israel vows 'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate

Updated May 5th 2019, 3:15 PM 19,242 Views 200 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney called for an end to the ‘indiscriminate attacks’.

# conflict - Saturday 30 March, 2019

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border
# Conflict
# Conflict

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border

Mar 30th 2019, 6:08 PM 8,384 Views 43 Comments

Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.

# conflict - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'
# Conflict
# Conflict

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'

Feb 28th 2019, 12:35 PM 10,647 Views 10 Comments

The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.

# conflict - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?
# Kashmir Dispute
# Kashmir Dispute

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?

Feb 27th 2019, 4:14 PM 14,494 Views 28 Comments

The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.

# conflict - Monday 24 December, 2018

'I found myself at the heart of a new conflict: between Graeme Souness and myself'
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

'I found myself at the heart of a new conflict: between Graeme Souness and myself'

Dec 24th 2018, 9:00 AM 13,536 Views 7 Comments

In this extract from his autobiography, Bruce Grobbelaar recalls a difficult period for Liverpool in the early ’90s.

# conflict - Monday 3 December, 2018

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel
# Conflict
# Conflict

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel

Dec 3rd 2018, 3:06 PM 19,986 Views 72 Comments

Eight others were sentenced to hard labour ranging from six to 15 years.

# conflict - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Guardiola refutes Toure claims: 'It's a lie and he knows it'
# Conflict
From The42
# Conflict

Guardiola refutes Toure claims: 'It's a lie and he knows it'

Jun 10th 2018, 1:45 PM 7,807 Views 14 Comments

The Ivorian’s extraordinary criticism of the Man City boss has been met with a strong response.

# conflict - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'
# United Nations
# United Nations

Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'

Jun 2nd 2018, 12:00 PM 7,722 Views 5 Comments

The military and a number of rebel groups have drafted underage soldiers for years.

# conflict - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

May 30th 2018, 7:40 AM 7,498 Views 52 Comments

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

# conflict - Monday 14 May, 2018

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

May 14th 2018, 4:27 PM 26,370 Views 35 Comments

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

# conflict - Friday 30 March, 2018

UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast
# Conflict
# Conflict

UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast

Mar 30th 2018, 6:12 PM 25,099 Views 81 Comments

A State Department spokesperson said they were not aware of any decision to pull troops out of Syria.

# conflict - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

Mar 6th 2018, 12:36 PM 9,226 Views 38 Comments

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# conflict - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes

Feb 11th 2018, 12:27 PM 12,999 Views 135 Comments

Russia has condemned, but the US has backed, Israel’s actions.

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