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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Conflict

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# Belfast
Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?
The artwork calls for the “immediate expulsion of all Israeli diplomats from Éire”.
# Gaza
UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights
Chris Gunness was overcome as he spoke about conditions for Palestinians in Gaza.
# warning from above
In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians
The leaflets urged civilians to stay away from Hamas militants and to report any rocket launches.
# Operation Protective Edge
Early morning shelling kills 16 at UN school shelter in Gaza
People displaced by war were living at the school.
# stalling
Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation
Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.
# Operation Protective Edge
This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike
Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.
# Gaza
Five Israeli soldiers, 26 Palestinians killed in latest Gaza violence
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has said that the violence must stop “in the name of humanity”.
This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict
Gif shows scope of the Great War which claimed over 37 million lives.
# last respects
Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery
Palestinians had to re-bury human remains that were found by the graves.
# Conflict
As death toll rises, UN calls for "immediate and unconditional" ceasefire in Gaza conflict
The resolution came during a lull in fighting in Gaza early today, as the Mulsim Eid al-Fitr festival begins.
# Ceasefire
Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce
This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.
# Get Out
Germany warns citizens to leave Libya after deaths of 38 in clashes
Cashes broke out yesterday when Islamist groups launched an assault on the headquarters of a special forces unit
# Ukraine
Australian and Dutch police scrap MH17 site visit over security worries
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis?
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.
# Brothers in Arms
'We find a body torn into pieces. Someone picks up a hand. These are things we're used to'
Gaza Strip paramedics talk about their experiences of wartime shifts.
# Truce
Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000
Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.
# Marches
Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates
More than 800 Palestinians and 36 Israelis have died since the start of the conflict, over two weeks ago.
# 850 dead
Gaza: Israel and Hamas 'agree 12-hour ceasefire'
The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.
# West Bank
Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests
At least 150 people were wounded in the clashes.
# Conflict
Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.
# Unstable
Ukraine's Prime Minister has resigned
More uncertainty for the country.
# Conflict
Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin
Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.
# Gaza
Escalating crisis in Gaza poses "serious threat" to children, says UNICEF
Meanwhile, UN rights commissioner condemns military action by Israeli and Hamas forces.
# Syria
Polio 'adding to Syria's humanitarian disaster' say aid agencies
A major vaccination campaign is underway, but UNICEF and WHO say aid workers need better and safer access to children in danger.
# Conflict
Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin
The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.
# Bus Eireann
Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system
Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.
# Conflict
Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting
Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.
# Conflict
Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza
Ireland has provided €36 million in aid to the Palestinian people since 2005.
# Conflict
Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour
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.
# two sides
Here's what Pro-Israel and Pro-Palestine groups in Ireland have to say about the conflict
We spoke to both.
# Ukraine
Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet
Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.
# Conflict
New Foreign Affairs Minister "extremely concerned" as Gaza death toll tops 175
Six people have died today, including a man and a woman injured in air strikes yesterday.
# Conflict
TED TALKS: What is the human cost of war?
Why is our interest in current conflicts so limited?
# border counties
Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...
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.
# calls for truce
Palestine death toll from Israeli air strikes jumps to 162
Yesterday was the deadliest day since conflict broke out on Tuesday.
# March
'We want justice' chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125
Around 1,500 people turned out for today’s solidarity march, as the two sides in the Gaza conflict continued to trade fire.
# Conflict
Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead
Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.
# Conflict
Israel pounds Gaza in continued offensive as Hamas flexes its firepower
The Israeli Prime Minister has warned of even tougher action against Hamas
# Baghdad
Mass grave of 53 men, tied up and executed, found in Iraq
Separately today, the Iraqi prime minister has accused the Kurdish government of protecting militants.
# Israel
Palestinian teen 'burned alive', post-mortem suggests
Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried on Friday at a funeral attended by thousands of people.