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Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank

Dec 29th 2014, 3:56 PM 10,863 Views 173 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ireland donates €2 million to South Sudan as President Higgins visits the country

Nov 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 6,279 Views 52 Comments

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
# Be Vigilant
# Be Vigilant

British tourists warned they could be targeted by terrorists

Nov 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 11,468 Views 31 Comments

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'
# Hunger
# Hunger

'If famine comes to South Sudan it will come through the barrel of a gun'

Oct 6th 2014, 10:35 AM 4,220 Views 7 Comments

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
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops' Golan Heights mission

Oct 1st 2014, 8:50 PM 4,855 Views 4 Comments

He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.

41 children killed in Syria school bombings
# Conflict
# Conflict

41 children killed in Syria school bombings

Oct 1st 2014, 6:03 PM 5,684 Views 30 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine

Oct 1st 2014, 12:30 PM 5,255 Views 50 Comments

Several more people were injured.

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?

Sep 27th 2014, 7:56 AM 11,350 Views 42 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

A Dublin councillor has travelled to the West Bank to work as a human rights observer

Sep 8th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,643 Views 50 Comments

Patrick Costello is keeping an ongoing blog of his experiences called, ‘Canal Bank To West Bank’.

Opinion: Why Gaza needs an Albert Reynolds
# Conflict
# Conflict

Opinion: Why Gaza needs an Albert Reynolds

Sep 5th 2014, 8:00 PM 44 Views 36 Comments

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
# Spectrum Of Violence
# Spectrum Of Violence

Opinion: The lives of our peacekeeping troops are being recklessly risked at the Syrian border

Aug 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 423 Views 53 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war

Aug 28th 2014, 1:15 PM 64 Views 56 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

Putin V Poroshenko: Russia and Ukraine's presidents to meet today

Aug 26th 2014, 7:54 AM 4,259 Views 22 Comments

Ahead of the meeting, Kiev announced the capture of ten Russian paratroopers.

Hamas executes 18 men in Gaza for alleged collaboration with Israel
# Hamas
# Hamas

Hamas executes 18 men in Gaza for alleged collaboration with Israel

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:45 PM 10,742 Views 219 Comments

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
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay

Aug 21st 2014, 3:32 PM 4,155 Views 79 Comments

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
# Warplanes
# Warplanes

Three Hamas commanders and four children among at least 15 killed in Israeli strikes today

Aug 21st 2014, 12:19 PM 5,707 Views 227 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

Aug 20th 2014, 7:34 AM 9,981 Views 130 Comments

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

Over 2,100 people killed in Ukraine violence
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Over 2,100 people killed in Ukraine violence

Aug 19th 2014, 12:00 PM 3,478 Views 38 Comments

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
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack

Aug 11th 2014, 1:49 PM 13,591 Views 13 Comments

By this morning, some of them had returned to the facility but 40 of them are still missing.

Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza
# People Power
# People Power

Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza

Aug 9th 2014, 5:23 PM 15,853 Views 354 Comments

About 20,000 people also marched in London today.

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission
# Incursion
# Incursion

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission

Aug 9th 2014, 10:38 AM 6,876 Views 102 Comments

The move was averted through diplomatic channels.

In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume
# Conflict
# Conflict

In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume

Aug 8th 2014, 6:48 PM 14,604 Views 347 Comments

Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.

Poll: Should the US go ahead with Iraq air strikes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the US go ahead with Iraq air strikes?

Aug 8th 2014, 9:13 AM 11,791 Views 188 Comments

Obama said warplanes will launch strikes if neccessary – do you agree?

Thousands of Iraqis flee ISIS militants in panic as France calls 'urgent' UNSC meeting
# Iraq
# Iraq

Thousands of Iraqis flee ISIS militants in panic as France calls 'urgent' UNSC meeting

Aug 7th 2014, 4:05 PM 6,146 Views 73 Comments

The situation for Iraqis in the north-west of their country ” is becoming increasingly dire” according to an Amnesty adviser in the area.

72-hour ceasefire in Gaza begins - moments after attacks from both sides
# Israel
# Israel

72-hour ceasefire in Gaza begins - moments after attacks from both sides

Aug 5th 2014, 7:26 AM 6,302 Views 90 Comments

Just before it began, Hamas militants fired rockets at central Israel, while the Israeli air force staged five raids.

New Gaza conflict murals appear in Belfast
# Gaza
# Gaza

New Gaza conflict murals appear in Belfast

Aug 4th 2014, 4:56 PM 16,106 Views 63 Comments

A child was killed by an Israeli air strike today – just minutes into an Israeli-declared truce.

Gaza waits as another ceasefire is declared
# Cessation
# Cessation

Gaza waits as another ceasefire is declared

Aug 4th 2014, 7:52 AM 6,467 Views 156 Comments

Israel announced the seven-hour ceasefire in all areas except Rafah.

Young faces of war: Syrian children bereaved, homeless and losing hope
# Photojournalism
# Photojournalism

Young faces of war: Syrian children bereaved, homeless and losing hope

Aug 3rd 2014, 11:00 AM 8,374 Views 120 Comments

When will it stop? Syrian children killed, injured and left homeless as conflict continues.

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza

Aug 2nd 2014, 5:52 PM 9,656 Views 120 Comments

While in Ireland, thousands rallied to protest against the conflict.

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling
# Israel Gaza Conflict
# Israel Gaza Conflict

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling

Aug 1st 2014, 11:38 AM 16,363 Views 385 Comments

Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.

Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians
# Peace Building
# Peace Building

Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians

Jul 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 71 Views 58 Comments

Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan calls on the international community to help end settlement expansion and bring peace to the region.

'Miracle' Gaza baby born to dead mother is said to have died
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Miracle' Gaza baby born to dead mother is said to have died

Jul 31st 2014, 7:58 AM 13,468 Views 81 Comments

The hospital has not confirmed the baby’s death,

Seanad called on to have 'meaningful' impact with its Gaza debate today
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# Conflict

Seanad called on to have 'meaningful' impact with its Gaza debate today

Jul 31st 2014, 7:25 AM 3,391 Views 27 Comments

The senators will also debate the crisis in Ukraine – although some members of the Seanad are on holidays.

Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?
# Belfast
# Belfast

Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?

Jul 31st 2014, 6:15 AM 18,004 Views 47 Comments

The artwork calls for the “immediate expulsion of all Israeli diplomats from Éire”.

UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights
# Gaza
# Gaza

UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights

Jul 30th 2014, 11:01 PM 31,700 Views 153 Comments

Chris Gunness was overcome as he spoke about conditions for Palestinians in Gaza.

In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians
# Warning From Above
# Warning From Above

In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians

Jul 30th 2014, 12:44 PM 17,451 Views 202 Comments

The leaflets urged civilians to stay away from Hamas militants and to report any rocket launches.

Early morning shelling kills 16 at UN school shelter in Gaza
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

Early morning shelling kills 16 at UN school shelter in Gaza

Jul 30th 2014, 7:24 AM 10,205 Views 240 Comments

People displaced by war were living at the school.

Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation
# Stalling
# Stalling

Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation

Jul 29th 2014, 12:31 PM 5,698 Views 50 Comments

Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.

This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike

Jul 29th 2014, 7:36 AM 7,949 Views 24 Comments

Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.

Five Israeli soldiers, 26 Palestinians killed in latest Gaza violence
# Gaza
# Gaza

Five Israeli soldiers, 26 Palestinians killed in latest Gaza violence

Jul 29th 2014, 7:24 AM 4,949 Views 85 Comments

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has said that the violence must stop “in the name of humanity”.