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This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict
# WWI
# WWI

This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict

Jul 28th 2014, 9:51 PM 16,467 Views 22 Comments

Gif shows scope of the Great War which claimed over 37 million lives.

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery
# Last Respects
# Last Respects

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery

Jul 28th 2014, 1:20 PM 7,601 Views 109 Comments

Palestinians had to re-bury human remains that were found by the graves.

As death toll rises, UN calls for "immediate and unconditional" ceasefire in Gaza conflict
# Conflict
# Conflict

As death toll rises, UN calls for "immediate and unconditional" ceasefire in Gaza conflict

Jul 28th 2014, 7:24 AM 5,443 Views 134 Comments

The resolution came during a lull in fighting in Gaza early today, as the Mulsim Eid al-Fitr festival begins.

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce

Jul 27th 2014, 7:47 PM 19,650 Views 274 Comments

This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.

Germany warns citizens to leave Libya after deaths of 38 in clashes
# Get Out
# Get Out

Germany warns citizens to leave Libya after deaths of 38 in clashes

Jul 27th 2014, 3:27 PM 5,607 Views 28 Comments

Cashes broke out yesterday when Islamist groups launched an assault on the headquarters of a special forces unit

Australian and Dutch police scrap MH17 site visit over security worries
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Australian and Dutch police scrap MH17 site visit over security worries

Jul 27th 2014, 11:49 AM 8,674 Views 27 Comments

Police officers from the two countries were due to recover victims’ remains from the site but heavy shelling has been reported in the village next to the crash site.

Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis?

Jul 27th 2014, 10:38 AM 12,551 Views 139 Comments

They’re officially off for the summer but there have been calls for both the Dáil and the Seanad to hold debates on the topic.

'We find a body torn into pieces. Someone picks up a hand. These are things we're used to'
# Brothers In Arms
# Brothers In Arms

'We find a body torn into pieces. Someone picks up a hand. These are things we're used to'

Jul 27th 2014, 10:15 AM 11,050 Views 95 Comments

Gaza Strip paramedics talk about their experiences of wartime shifts.

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000
# Truce
# Truce

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Jul 26th 2014, 5:14 PM 16,926 Views 228 Comments

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates
# Marches
# Marches

Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates

Jul 26th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,535 Views 96 Comments

More than 800 Palestinians and 36 Israelis have died since the start of the conflict, over two weeks ago.

Gaza: Israel and Hamas 'agree 12-hour ceasefire'
# 850 Dead
# 850 Dead

Gaza: Israel and Hamas 'agree 12-hour ceasefire'

Jul 25th 2014, 11:30 PM 15,087 Views 264 Comments

The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests
# West Bank
# West Bank

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests

Jul 25th 2014, 7:19 AM 7,962 Views 157 Comments

At least 150 people were wounded in the clashes.

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

Jul 24th 2014, 10:58 PM 22,427 Views 359 Comments

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

Ukraine's Prime Minister has resigned
# Unstable
# Unstable

Ukraine's Prime Minister has resigned

Jul 24th 2014, 4:47 PM 13,854 Views 76 Comments

More uncertainty for the country.

Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin
# Conflict
# Conflict

Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:59 PM 25,512 Views 166 Comments

Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.

Escalating crisis in Gaza poses "serious threat" to children, says UNICEF
# Gaza
# Gaza

Escalating crisis in Gaza poses "serious threat" to children, says UNICEF

Jul 23rd 2014, 1:15 PM 4,842 Views 85 Comments

Meanwhile, UN rights commissioner condemns military action by Israeli and Hamas forces.

Polio 'adding to Syria's humanitarian disaster' say aid agencies
# Syria
# Syria

Polio 'adding to Syria's humanitarian disaster' say aid agencies

Jul 23rd 2014, 11:09 AM 3,029 Views 19 Comments

A major vaccination campaign is underway, but UNICEF and WHO say aid workers need better and safer access to children in danger.

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 14,082 Views 44 Comments

The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system

Jul 22nd 2014, 3:00 PM 12,017 Views 32 Comments

Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting
# Conflict
# Conflict

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting

Jul 22nd 2014, 6:25 AM 2,972 Views 4 Comments

Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.

Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza

Jul 21st 2014, 4:52 PM 8,349 Views 218 Comments

Ireland has provided €36 million in aid to the Palestinian people since 2005.

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour
# Conflict
# Conflict

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour

Jul 19th 2014, 8:25 PM 44,940 Views 418 Comments

People Before Profit’s Hugh Lewis said constituents had contacted him, saying the were “disgusted” that the flag was flying at a time of such conflict.

Here's what Pro-Israel and Pro-Palestine groups in Ireland have to say about the conflict
# Two Sides
# Two Sides

Here's what Pro-Israel and Pro-Palestine groups in Ireland have to say about the conflict

Jul 19th 2014, 7:45 AM 20,376 Views 192 Comments

We spoke to both.

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet

Jul 17th 2014, 12:24 PM 5,703 Views 50 Comments

Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.

New Foreign Affairs Minister "extremely concerned" as Gaza death toll tops 175
# Conflict
# Conflict

New Foreign Affairs Minister "extremely concerned" as Gaza death toll tops 175

Jul 14th 2014, 5:43 PM 6,171 Views 77 Comments

Six people have died today, including a man and a woman injured in air strikes yesterday.

TED TALKS: What is the human cost of war?
# Conflict
# Conflict

TED TALKS: What is the human cost of war?

Jul 13th 2014, 4:30 PM 9,499 Views 50 Comments

Why is our interest in current conflicts so limited?

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...
# Border Counties
# Border Counties

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...

Jul 13th 2014, 10:15 AM 10,232 Views 51 Comments

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

Palestine death toll from Israeli air strikes jumps to 162
# Calls For Truce
# Calls For Truce

Palestine death toll from Israeli air strikes jumps to 162

Jul 13th 2014, 7:26 AM 6,022 Views 212 Comments

Yesterday was the deadliest day since conflict broke out on Tuesday.

'We want justice' chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125
# March
# March

'We want justice' chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125

Jul 12th 2014, 7:38 PM 17,561 Views 372 Comments

Around 1,500 people turned out for today’s solidarity march, as the two sides in the Gaza conflict continued to trade fire.

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead
# Conflict
# Conflict

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead

Jul 10th 2014, 8:33 AM 4,490 Views 27 Comments

Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.

Israel pounds Gaza in continued offensive as Hamas flexes its firepower
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israel pounds Gaza in continued offensive as Hamas flexes its firepower

Jul 9th 2014, 10:11 PM 9,624 Views 154 Comments

The Israeli Prime Minister has warned of even tougher action against Hamas

Mass grave of 53 men, tied up and executed, found in Iraq
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

Mass grave of 53 men, tied up and executed, found in Iraq

Jul 9th 2014, 4:51 PM 5,567 Views 18 Comments

Separately today, the Iraqi prime minister has accused the Kurdish government of protecting militants.

Palestinian teen 'burned alive', post-mortem suggests
# Israel
# Israel

Palestinian teen 'burned alive', post-mortem suggests

Jul 5th 2014, 2:49 PM 12,631 Views 74 Comments

Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried on Friday at a funeral attended by thousands of people.

"We were afraid for our children": 10,000 flee Iraq town
# Christian
# Christian

"We were afraid for our children": 10,000 flee Iraq town

Jun 27th 2014, 3:08 PM 4,024 Views 18 Comments

The mostly Christian town was shelled with mortars, residents and the UNHCR said today.

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process
# Peace
# Peace

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Jun 24th 2014, 9:23 PM 7,755 Views 68 Comments

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire and peace talks
# Take A Breather
# Take A Breather

Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire and peace talks

Jun 23rd 2014, 8:53 PM 4,789 Views 33 Comments

Militia strikes that have been at the heart of insurgency came to an abrupt halt in the late afternoon.

The Pentagon thinks Iran has sent a 'small number' of operatives into Iraq
# Isis
# Isis

The Pentagon thinks Iran has sent a 'small number' of operatives into Iraq

Jun 20th 2014, 10:32 PM 7,982 Views 46 Comments

There is no sign of a large deployment of army units.

Explainer: What's happening in Iraq?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What's happening in Iraq?

Jun 12th 2014, 10:50 PM 17,757 Views 67 Comments

This is an emergency on top of an emergency.

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad
# Iraq
# Iraq

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad

Jun 11th 2014, 9:22 PM 6,995 Views 75 Comments

They have already captured a large swathe of northern and north-central Iraq, prompting as many as half a million people to flee their homes.

Syrians in Ireland ask for 94 family members to be rescued from conflict
# Conflict
# Conflict

Syrians in Ireland ask for 94 family members to be rescued from conflict

Jun 1st 2014, 8:15 AM 6,233 Views 67 Comments

The Department of Justice is currently deciding whether to grant temporary residence to the relatives of Irish Syrians still caught up in the conflict.