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# Syria

This month
June 2024
Syrian gunman arrested as he launched a lone attack on the US Embassy in Beirut
This year
2024
Last Irish troops stationed in Syria as part of UN peacekeeping mission return home
Eight reported killed after Israel strikes Iranian embassy in Syria
'More than 40 dead' after Israeli air strike in Syria
As Irish soldiers depart, peace looks as remote as ever in the violence-ravaged Golan
The Journal recently travelled to Syria to visit Irish troops peacekeeping on the contested Golan.
The Explainer: What challenges are Irish troops facing in an unstable Middle East?
'Mammoth task': How Ireland will move €23m of kit back from Syria next month
The Irish Defence Forces is ending its ten year involvement in peacekeeping in Syria next month.
Ireland's troops are leaving the Golan - we may see a move to smaller 'more impactful' missions
News Correspondent Niall O’Connor spoke to Major General Adrian Ó Murchú in Syria about the future of peacekeeping.
'I hated every second of my civilian job': Irish troops on what it's like to work on the Golan
Niall O’Connor reports from the Golan Heights, where Irish troops have been receiving their service medals today.
Quick Reaction Force: On patrol with Irish soldiers across Syria's contested Golan Heights
News Correspondent Niall O’Connor is in Syria visiting Irish troops keeping the peace on the contested Golan.
Irish Army Major General begins week-long visit to troops in Syria as Ireland ends UN mission
The activities of Israel and Hamas have had “huge implications” for UNDOF peacekeepers in the region since 7 October.
Damascus says US occupation 'cannot continue' after strikes hit Syria and Iraq, killing civilians
10 killed in Israeli strike on Damascus, including Iran intel chief for Syria
Last year
2023
France issues arrest warrant for Syrian President over alleged war crimes
Debunked: Years-old video of hospital bombing in Syria claimed to show strike on Gaza
US military strikes Iran-linked sites in Syria in retaliation for attacks on US troops
Irish troops in Lebanon take shelter as fire is exchanged across Blue Line
At least 112 people killed as drone strikes hit Syrian military ceremony
Syria's Assad visits China in first official trip in decades to seek funds
Syrian family loses EU lawsuit against Frontex deportation, despite lodging asylum request
Baby born under rubble of Syrian quake happy and healthy six months on
From Syria to World Cups: Prendergast brothers doing family proud
Syria opens key aid corridor to rebel-held areas after Russia vetoed UN decision
US drone strike in Syria kills ISIS leader
Syrian government revokes BBC media accreditation over drug documentary
Defence Forces to participate in UN peacekeeping mission in Syria until next spring
Zelenksyy calls out Arab leaders for supporting Russia after Assad's return to the Arab League
Israel launches retaliatory strikes on Syria after rockets fired towards Golan Heights
IS leader responsible for planning Europe attacks killed in air strike, US military says
At least 19 killed in US strikes on Iran-linked groups in Syria after deadly drone attack
US air strikes kill 14 in Syria in retaliation for drone strike
Syrian government condemns US general's visit to Kurdish-held northeast
More than 50,000 people killed in Turkey-Syria earthquake, revised toll shows
Death toll from Turkey and Syria earthquake passes 47,000
New 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Turkey leaves three dead and scores injured
Turkey winds down earthquake rescue as death-toll remains at 44,000
Israeli air strike kills 15 people in Syrian capital, including two civilians
Eyewitness: One man had seen the bodies of his wife, kids and parents brought out of the rubble
Aisha Harbalieh
Five Syrian children and parents die in house fire after surviving last week's earthquake
Key updates: Aid convoy passes into rebel-held Syria opens as quake death toll now above 40,000