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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Fighting

All time
# Palestine
Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian teenager during West Bank clashes
Imad Khaled Saleh Hashash died after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head.
# The Notorious
Conor McGregor says he is retiring from fighting (again)
The 31-year-old Dublin man has previously made the same claim.
# Sanctions
US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.
# digging in
20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul
In neighbouring Syria, US-backed forces are facing fierce resistance from IS.
# Fighting
Shauntelle Tynan starts chemotherapy in US after raising €600k for treatment
The teenager is currently undergoing treatment in Texas.
Dana White thinks Ronda Rousey is 'probably done'
The former women’s bantamweight champion likely won’t be returning to the UFC octagon.
# Shelling
Pockets of fighting erupt after a calm start to Syria's new ceasefire
Rebels involving in fighting this morning are not covered by the ceasefire.
# Handbags
Irish striker Doyle and team-mate Beckford to refund fans after fighting with each other
The Preston North End strikers were both red carded in Saturday’s Championship defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.
# clear the air
Don't sleep on it: Going to bed angry makes it worse
Memories of negative or traumatic events often last longer than those of positive or neutral experiences, and sleep doesn’t help.
# manbij
Civilians celebrate in the streets as Islamic State is pushed out of Syrian city
Some men were seen clipping their beards with scissors while women were able to uncover their faces.
# Arrests
'Well trained' Russian hooligans behind fighting with English fans
10 people – six Britons, three French and an Austrian – face an immediate trial.
# bad behaviour
Fighting breaks out in the stands prior to kick-off in the Europa League final
A small section of Liverpool and Sevilla fans clashed at St Jakob Park before the match began.
# so there you go
This disagreeable personality trait displayed by Bill Gates as a kid may predict success in adulthood
Maybe kids talking back isn’t such a bad thing.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this amazing stuntman recreate moves from Tekken
Hopping phoenix, clean sweep, deadly current – you name the move and this guy can pull it off.
# tensions
Joseph's Tomb torched as Palestinians call for 'a Friday of revolution'
Israeli security forces have deployed massively in Jerusalem after two weeks of Palestinian attacks in the city and across Israel.
# Spain
Four people were gored to death by bulls over the weekend
In total seven people have been killed by the animals since the start of July.
# Airstrikes
Turkey is taking the fight to the Islamic State
As well as bombing Kurdish militants.
# Pamplona
What was this Co Kildare man doing stripping naked and taking part in a 'river of blood'?
Dara Fitzgerald told about the protest against the Pamplona ‘Running of the Bulls’ event.
# War
Trócaire workers evacuated after fighting breaks out in South Sudan
The country has been fighting since 2013.
# conflict zone
Ukraine ceasefire began at midnight - but two civilians have already been killed
An elderly man and woman were killed in Popasna.
# Peace Talks
'If these talks fail, we know what will happen - war'
Talks are under way to find a solution to the fighting in Ukraine.
# Belgium
'Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it's important to remain on alert'
Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.
# Integration
'A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS'
Irish MEP Brian Hayes says more needs to be done to make sure these people feel part and parcel of Ireland.
# Your Say
Poll: Should UFC fights be banned from Ireland?
One Senator has asked for the title fight not to be held in Dublin.
# cigar diplomacy
Explainer: What's the new deal between the US and Cuba?
Wondering what’s going on between the US and Cuba? Find out here…
# ww2
Irish D-Day veteran awarded France's highest military honour
Patrick Gillen, aged 89, dedicated his medal to all of his comrades that did not survive the Second World War.
# Hunger
'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.
# this is war
Australia sending 600 troops to join US against Islamic State - but not for combat
400 air personnel and about 200 military personnel followed a formal request from Washington for Australia to contribute to the international coalition.
# tensions
Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border
Ukraine claims it destroyed a Russian military convoy.
# 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.
# Explainer
Explainer: What is happening in Gaza?
Lost in the media coverage of the ongoing conflict? Let us fill you in.
# Basebrawl
10 players ejected after bench-clearing minor league baseball brawl
The Reno Aces and Albuquerque Isotopes fell out in spectacular fashion last night.
# 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.
# West Bank
Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests
At least 150 people were wounded in the clashes.
# Hmmmmmm
It seems most Irish couples DON'T bicker over household chores
A new study shows that Irish couples are less likely to engage in disputes than their European counterparts.
# Gaza
UN Security Council calls for "immediate truce" in Gaza
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called on Israel to show “maximum restraint”.
# Fighting
Gaza death toll passes 300 as UN chief heads to region
Eleven people were killed by fresh air strikes today.
# Animal Cruelty
ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise
The activity is called “rolling” and is often linked to gangs.
# Fighting
19, including Israeli soldier, killed in Gaza overnight
The Israeli soldier is the second Israeli to die in the fighting, while 260 Palestinians have been killed.
# Fighting
Israel launches ground operation in Gaza
The ground offensive was announced by the Israeli Prime Minister this evening.