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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Conflict

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Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce
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
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
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?
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'
Gaza Strip paramedics talk about their experiences of wartime shifts.
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.
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.
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.
Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests
At least 150 people were wounded in the clashes.
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.
Ukraine's Prime Minister has resigned
More uncertainty for the country.
Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin
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
Meanwhile, UN rights commissioner condemns military action by Israeli and Hamas forces.
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.
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 Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system
Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.
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.
Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza
Ireland has provided €36 million in aid to the Palestinian people since 2005.
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.
Here's what Pro-Israel and Pro-Palestine groups in Ireland have to say about the conflict
We spoke to both.
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.
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.
TED TALKS: What is the human cost of war?
Why is our interest in current conflicts so limited?
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.
Palestine death toll from Israeli air strikes jumps to 162
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
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
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
The Israeli Prime Minister has warned of even tougher action against Hamas
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.
Palestinian teen 'burned alive', post-mortem suggests
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
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
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
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
There is no sign of a large deployment of army units.
Explainer: What's happening in Iraq?
This is an emergency on top of an emergency.
Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad
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
The Department of Justice is currently deciding whether to grant temporary residence to the relatives of Irish Syrians still caught up in the conflict.
Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes
The real lives behind the civil war which the world barely notices.
Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation
A second ceasefire in the country has collapsed and both rebels and government forces are blocking the paths of UN peacekeepers.
There is "strong evidence" that the Syrian government used chlorine gas in attacks on rebels
Human Rights Watch say that barrel bombs embedded with cylinders of chlorine gas were dropped on three towns.