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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Conflict

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Beautiful and heartbreaking: Families reunited for brief moments after 60 years
North and South Korea will hold another 3-day session of reunions, starting today.
Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war
The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.
Female combatants made 'cook, cleaning and pleasure their seniors'
The life of the Indian woman captured by Maoist rebels.
How the North and South Korea talks were sparked by loudspeakers blaring propaganda
South Korea has been blasting pop music and news from the outside world across the border.
Abandoned dead bodies are a horrible but very real problem of war
Look at Yemen today.
David de Gea 'shocked' by Man United omission
Reports suggest the goalkeeper’s camp insist he never refused to play for the club.
These men tried to launch a new party ... but anti-racism protesters gate-crashed their event
Demonstrators made themselves heard at the launch of Ireland’s newest political party.
Bombed, embargoed, displaced - life inside war-torn Yemen
Over a million Yemenis have been displaced as a result of ongoing conflict.
"An onslaught, not a conflict": One year on, Dr Mads Gilbert on operating under siege in Gaza
“I don’t want to be muted. I want to speak up…”
Pope Francis recognises Palestinian statehood, and Israel isn't pleased
Israel said this development does not further the peace process.
This map proves that Iran doesn't really want to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria
Iran needs the ISIS threat to stay – here’s why.
Victims lying in pools of blood after deadly Islamic State suicide attack
More than 100 people were wounded.
At least 77 children killed in the past 14 days
Over 100,000 people have left their homes in Yemen in search of safer places to stay.
Irish citizen evacuated from Yemen with the help of China
225 people from ten different countries were evacuated.
Deadly chlorine attack kills entire family in Syria
More than 200,000 people have died since the conflict began in 2011.
Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?
The conflict enters its fifth year tomorrow.
Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State
Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.
You'll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today
TDs from four main parties have supported the action.
'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.
The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of...
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of a new Cold War atmosphere emerging.
More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014
Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.
Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank
Around 20 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank since June.
Ireland donates €2 million to South Sudan as President Higgins visits the country
This will bring the funding provided by Ireland to the South Sudanese crisis this year to over €8.5 million.
British tourists warned they could be targeted by terrorists
The Foreign Office said it would be motivated by the conflict in Iraq and Syria.
'If famine comes to South Sudan it will come through the barrel of a gun'
Irish aid agencies are warning that the conflict could cause a famine by early next year.
Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops' Golan Heights mission
He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.
41 children killed in Syria school bombings
Ambulances ferried wounded fighters for treatment in Turkey amid mortar fire, with some rounds falling very close to the border.
Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine
Several more people were injured.
Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?
Why has there been a spate of beheadings? What should the group be referred to as? Has the West just gone to war with them?
A Dublin councillor has travelled to the West Bank to work as a human rights observer
Patrick Costello is keeping an ongoing blog of his experiences called, ‘Canal Bank To West Bank’.
Opinion: Why Gaza needs an Albert Reynolds
The situation in Gaza needs someone who can broker peace – someone who has the energy not to take no for an answer;
Opinion: The lives of our peacekeeping troops are being recklessly risked at the Syrian border
The situation at the border is far too volatile for the UN mission’s remit – it seems the only reason to keep it there is for political posturing.
Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war
The US must no longer be impulsively ready to employ its military around the world either for its own or for others’ ends.
Putin V Poroshenko: Russia and Ukraine's presidents to meet today
Ahead of the meeting, Kiev announced the capture of ten Russian paratroopers.
Hamas executes 18 men in Gaza for alleged collaboration with Israel
A Hamas-linked website claimed men had been killed for allegedly reconnoitering targets for Israeli strikes.
Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay
Trucks were deemed a ‘Trojan horse’ by Ukrainian authorities, a claim denied by Moscow.
Three Hamas commanders and four children among at least 15 killed in Israeli strikes today
Air strikes have stepped up on day 45 of the conflict, militants fired 18 rockets over the border since midnight.
A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza
The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.
Over 2,100 people killed in Ukraine violence
Meanwhile, a Russian aid convoy is still waiting near Ukrainian border to be checked for delivery.
100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack
By this morning, some of them had returned to the facility but 40 of them are still missing.