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#syrian crisis

# syrian-crisis - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'
# Aleppo And Mosul
# Aleppo And Mosul

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'

Nov 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 137 Views 20 Comments

Both Aleppo and Mosul are being besieged by pro-government forces strongly supported by foreign air power but the media coverage is very different, writes Tom Clonan.

# syrian-crisis - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

“A bomb came and frightened us”: Syrian children reveal fears of violence, kidnapping and child marriage
# In Their Own Words
# In Their Own Words

“A bomb came and frightened us”: Syrian children reveal fears of violence, kidnapping and child marriage

Mar 11th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,483 Views 25 Comments

Over a million children have fled the country since the start of the conflict three years ago.

# syrian-crisis - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Latest round of Irish humanitarian funding for Syrian crisis announced
# Aid
# Aid

Latest round of Irish humanitarian funding for Syrian crisis announced

Feb 16th 2014, 3:34 PM 5,630 Views 33 Comments

€5.3 million has been approved, out of a total of €12 million this year.

# syrian-crisis - Monday 14 October, 2013

Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize
# Syria
# Syria

Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 14th 2013, 3:08 PM 8,484 Views 35 Comments

The Syrian leader made the remark “jokingly” according to a Lebanese newspaper.

# syrian-crisis - Monday 16 September, 2013

UN chief: Report confirms chemical weapons "war crime" in Syria
# Syrian Crisis
# Syrian Crisis

UN chief: Report confirms chemical weapons "war crime" in Syria

Sep 16th 2013, 5:57 PM 5,479 Views 106 Comments

Ban Ki-moon says UN invesigators have confirmed “unequivocally and objectively” that chemical weapons, including sarin, were used.

# syrian-crisis - Monday 9 September, 2013

Russia urges Syria: Give up your chemical weapons
# Syrian Crisis
# Syrian Crisis

Russia urges Syria: Give up your chemical weapons

Sep 9th 2013, 11:02 PM 4,433 Views 52 Comments

The Russian plan for the Assad regime to surrender its weapons has been given a cautious reception in the White House.

# syrian-crisis - Friday 12 October, 2012

German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy
# Crisis
# Crisis

German foreign minister to visit Turkey for Syria talks: embassy

Oct 12th 2012, 10:03 AM 1,451 Views 1 Comment

Germany will enter discussions on the steady deterioration of relations between Syria and Turkey, following deadly airstrikes.

# syrian-crisis - Friday 10 August, 2012

Seán Crowe says Syrian conflict "can be resolved"
# Syrian Crisis
# Syrian Crisis

Seán Crowe says Syrian conflict "can be resolved"

Aug 10th 2012, 9:10 PM 3,698 Views 32 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD met with a representative of a main Christian community in Syria yesterday, who said the conflict as not simple as it is being portrayed by elements of international media.