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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 22,096 Views 7 Comments

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

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 18,730 Views 4 Comments

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

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 10,051 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Azerbaijan claims Armenian military launched deadly missile strike

Oct 17th 2020, 1:40 PM 15,548 Views 10 Comments

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

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 22,240 Views 10 Comments

Mediation talks leading to the ceasefire were facilitated by Russia.

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 27,657 Views 12 Comments

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

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 29,307 Views 24 Comments

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

'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 26,900 Views 34 Comments

Azerbaijan claims to have captured seven Armenian-controlled villages.

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 13,454 Views 0 Comments

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

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 28,690 Views 94 Comments

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

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 45,411 Views 100 Comments

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

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 12,128 Views 7 Comments

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

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 30,041 Views 28 Comments

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

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 22,427 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 40,714 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.

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 19,253 Views 200 Comments

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

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 8,399 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.

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 10,649 Views 10 Comments

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

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 14,521 Views 28 Comments

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

'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 13,626 Views 7 Comments

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

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 19,996 Views 72 Comments

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

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 7,832 Views 14 Comments

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

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 7,739 Views 5 Comments

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

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 7,515 Views 52 Comments

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

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 26,388 Views 35 Comments

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

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 25,125 Views 81 Comments

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

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 9,250 Views 38 Comments

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

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 13,021 Views 135 Comments

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

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns
# Violence
# Violence

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns

Dec 28th 2017, 10:43 AM 5,316 Views 14 Comments

In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.

Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed

Dec 4th 2017, 12:52 PM 6,138 Views 6 Comments

A video has emerged showing what appears to be the man’s corpse.

Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya
# Conflict
# Conflict

Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya

Nov 19th 2017, 8:30 AM 21,131 Views 19 Comments

The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush
# Niger
# Niger

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush

Oct 5th 2017, 10:35 AM 18,729 Views 28 Comments

The US Africa command confirmed in a statement that a joint US and Nigerien patrol came under fire in Niger.

'He slapped me in the face three or four times:' Club president attacks TV pundit
# Conflict
From The42
# Conflict

'He slapped me in the face three or four times:' Club president attacks TV pundit

Sep 22nd 2017, 12:46 PM 10,280 Views 6 Comments

FC Sion president Christian Constantin was seen attacking a TV pundit after a league game.

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history
# Divided Society
# Divided Society

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history

Sep 17th 2017, 9:30 AM 9,215 Views 39 Comments

A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them
# Conflict
# Conflict

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them

Sep 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,743 Views 31 Comments

The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test
# Tension
# Tension

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

Sep 5th 2017, 7:26 AM 12,814 Views 47 Comments

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank
# West Bank
# West Bank

Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank

Jul 13th 2017, 4:31 PM 12,186 Views 129 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrived in Israel on Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East.

Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting
# Conflict
# Conflict

Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting

Jul 11th 2017, 2:28 PM 36,476 Views 121 Comments

Coveney said it was a good “straight talking meeting”.

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'

Jul 4th 2017, 6:10 AM 56,515 Views 59 Comments

Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict
# The Strip
# The Strip

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict

Jun 17th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,095 Views 62 Comments

The Islamist movement marked 10 years in power in Gaza on Thursday, 15 June.