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#Troops

# troops - This year 2022

Uefa orders Belarusian teams to play at neutral venues
# Ruling
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# Ruling

Uefa orders Belarusian teams to play at neutral venues

Mar 3rd 2022, 1:26 PM 7,332 Views 11 Comments

European football’s governing body added in a statement that no spectators will be able to attend the games.

Biden to send troops to eastern Europe amid Ukraine diplomacy push
# Russia
# Russia

Biden to send troops to eastern Europe amid Ukraine diplomacy push

Jan 29th 2022, 8:05 AM 19,784 Views 36 Comments

Russian leader Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron have agreed on the need for de-escalation.

# troops - Last year 2021

Troops hit Sydney streets to help enforce its prolonged lockdown
# Australia
# Australia

Troops hit Sydney streets to help enforce its prolonged lockdown

Aug 2nd 2021, 7:50 AM 34,739 Views 73 Comments

Meanwhile, stay-at-home orders were extended in Brisbane.

# troops - All time

Over 65,000 US troops passed through Shannon Airport this year
# US Military
# US Military

Over 65,000 US troops passed through Shannon Airport this year

Dec 25th 2020, 8:30 AM 15,093 Views 53 Comments

Independent TD Catherine Connolly has said that “it is not possible to promote peace if we are facilitating war”.

125 troops return to Ireland after six months in Syria
# Damascus
# Damascus

125 troops return to Ireland after six months in Syria

Oct 8th 2020, 9:30 PM 30,116 Views 38 Comments

They arrived in from Damascus at 11.35pm last night.

Irish troops return home after six month deployment in Syria
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Irish troops return home after six month deployment in Syria

Apr 5th 2020, 1:27 PM 34,015 Views 26 Comments

The troops will be self-isolating for 14 days in line with HSE guidelines.

Trump deploys hundreds of US soldiers to Middle East after embassy attack in Iraq
# Troops
# Troops

Trump deploys hundreds of US soldiers to Middle East after embassy attack in Iraq

Jan 1st 2020, 8:32 AM 19,762 Views 39 Comments

Thousands of soldiers may be deployed in the coming days.

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf

Sep 21st 2019, 8:08 AM 11,638 Views 57 Comments

The US President said the sanctions were the toughest ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike.

'It's pretty sad': Trump acknowledges security concerns over surprise trip to Iraq
# Troops
# Troops

'It's pretty sad': Trump acknowledges security concerns over surprise trip to Iraq

Dec 27th 2018, 7:58 AM 31,840 Views 32 Comments

The US President says his concerns were for the First Lady, not for himself.

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit
# War
# War

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit

Dec 24th 2018, 9:04 AM 12,535 Views 53 Comments

The announcement that US troops would leave the war-racked country has shocked global partners and American politicians alike.

'It’s tough to be away from home': Varadkar visiting Irish troops in Lebanon
# Away For Christmas
# Away For Christmas

'It’s tough to be away from home': Varadkar visiting Irish troops in Lebanon

Dec 21st 2017, 9:44 AM 13,061 Views 76 Comments

Hundreds of Irish people will be deployed overseas this Christmas.

Thirsty troops will now have to pay €3.10 for a pint of Guinness
# Drinking Up
# Drinking Up

Thirsty troops will now have to pay €3.10 for a pint of Guinness

Nov 25th 2017, 9:45 AM 49,314 Views 69 Comments

The Defence Forces raised the price of booze in its subsidised watering holes.

Israel deploys more troops to West Bank as crisis continues to escalate
# Boiling Point
# Boiling Point

Israel deploys more troops to West Bank as crisis continues to escalate

Jul 22nd 2017, 11:56 AM 9,553 Views 121 Comments

The stabbing to death of three members of an Israeli family yesterday saw clashes erupt amid escalating tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine.

A mock firefight and IED blast: Irish soldiers prepare for Lebanon
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

A mock firefight and IED blast: Irish soldiers prepare for Lebanon

Oct 21st 2016, 6:00 PM 10,896 Views 57 Comments

The troops will be working as part of the United Nations alongside Finnish and Estonian troops.

"It should never have happened": Irish soldiers' forgotten battle told in Siege of Jadotville
# Fight For Justice
# Fight For Justice

"It should never have happened": Irish soldiers' forgotten battle told in Siege of Jadotville

Sep 20th 2016, 8:52 AM 48,447 Views 57 Comments

The film got a standing ovation when it premiered in Dublin last night.

British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria

Aug 9th 2016, 9:14 AM 22,128 Views 92 Comments

The exclusive BBC images appear to show troops securing the perimeter of a rebel base.

Obama announces 8,400 troops to remain in Afghanistan after he leaves office
# Troops
# Troops

Obama announces 8,400 troops to remain in Afghanistan after he leaves office

Jul 6th 2016, 4:31 PM 7,401 Views 28 Comments

The number is significantly more than the president had previously announced.

US military ends ban on transgender troops
# Pentagon
# Pentagon

US military ends ban on transgender troops

Jul 1st 2016, 8:55 AM 5,322 Views 28 Comments

The thousands of transgender people who serve in the military have previously been forced to hide their gender identity.

Thanks to Brexit, the fragile peace in Ireland is under threat
# Opinion
# Opinion

Thanks to Brexit, the fragile peace in Ireland is under threat

Jun 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 317 Views 91 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan writes that a referendum on Northern Ireland may lead to sectarian tensions in the six counties.

Emotional scenes as 190 Irish troops return home after 6 months in Lebanon
# Big Welcome
# Big Welcome

Emotional scenes as 190 Irish troops return home after 6 months in Lebanon

May 18th 2016, 9:40 AM 24,430 Views 25 Comments

One soldier was meeting his 10-week-old daughter for the first time.

Russia gets ready to pull its planes from Syria
# Putin's Orders
# Putin's Orders

Russia gets ready to pull its planes from Syria

Mar 15th 2016, 7:20 AM 9,097 Views 48 Comments

The Russian airbase in the country is preparing after an order from Putin.

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State
# Saved
# Saved

Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State

Feb 23rd 2016, 5:05 PM 22,173 Views 57 Comments

A statement from the regional government said that the girl had been “misled” by an Isis member in Sweden.

Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding
# Rising Waters
# Rising Waters

Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding

Dec 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 18,933 Views 29 Comments

Another thousand are on standby as further bad weather is expected.

UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'
# Haiti
# Haiti

UN peacekeepers 'traded food and medicine for sex'

Jun 11th 2015, 8:19 AM 13,992 Views 43 Comments

About a third of alleged sexual abuse involves minors under 18.

Joy and tears as Irish Golan Heights troops are reunited with their families
# Safe And Sound
# Safe And Sound

Joy and tears as Irish Golan Heights troops are reunited with their families

Apr 8th 2015, 11:16 AM 16,392 Views 12 Comments

The soldiers spent six months in the Middle East flashpoint.

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches
# Crisis
# Crisis

American troops evacuated from Yemen as civil war approaches

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:39 AM 12,692 Views 50 Comments

The advance of rebel forces has continued.

Troops are being deployed on the streets of Belgium
# Anti-terror
# Anti-terror

Troops are being deployed on the streets of Belgium

Jan 17th 2015, 1:55 PM 13,104 Views 90 Comments

The move follows anti-terror raids earlier this week.

Tribute paid to 47 Irish troops who lost their lives in Lebanon
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Tribute paid to 47 Irish troops who lost their lives in Lebanon

Oct 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,668 Views 25 Comments

A wreath was laid at Tibnin Memorial to the personnel who died in service.

Irish troops arrive home alive as Golan Heights mission is 'de-risked'
# Heroes
# Heroes

Irish troops arrive home alive as Golan Heights mission is 'de-risked'

Oct 8th 2014, 6:00 AM 8,753 Views 11 Comments

The 130 troops were welcomed by family and friends in an emotional reunion this morning.

Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:12 AM 6,811 Views 68 Comments

The country’s cabinet today approve the deployment of special forces and military air strikes.

Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops' Golan Heights mission
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops' Golan Heights mission

Oct 1st 2014, 8:50 PM 4,855 Views 3 Comments

He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.

Coveney confirms Irish troops will return to Golan Heights amid increased tensions
# Syria
# Syria

Coveney confirms Irish troops will return to Golan Heights amid increased tensions

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:05 PM 7,893 Views 26 Comments

Opposition TDs Mick Wallace and Richard Boyd Barrett disagree with the move.

'Buffer zone' to separate troops and miliants created during Ukraine peace talks
# Agreement
# Agreement

'Buffer zone' to separate troops and miliants created during Ukraine peace talks

Sep 20th 2014, 1:19 AM 4,157 Views 39 Comments

The buffer zone is to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants.

Australia sending 600 troops to join US against Islamic State - but not for combat
# This Is War
# This Is War

Australia sending 600 troops to join US against Islamic State - but not for combat

Sep 14th 2014, 12:49 PM 8,198 Views 71 Comments

400 air personnel and about 200 military personnel followed a formal request from Washington for Australia to contribute to the international coalition.

Kidnapped Fijian peacekeepers "will be released soon"
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Kidnapped Fijian peacekeepers "will be released soon"

Sep 9th 2014, 11:22 PM 7,080 Views 7 Comments

That’s according to the country’s Ministry of Information.

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight

Sep 7th 2014, 2:05 PM 7,493 Views 199 Comments

Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 31st 2014, 8:22 PM 24,550 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

Peacekeepers clash with Syrian rebels at Golan Heights
# UNDOF
# UNDOF

Peacekeepers clash with Syrian rebels at Golan Heights

Aug 30th 2014, 11:24 AM 8,657 Views 74 Comments

The clash took place at 6am, but morale is still said to be high among the troops.

Potshots, tear gas, snipers and curfews: 'Fighting a war with unarmed citizens' in Ferguson
# Ferguson
# Ferguson

Potshots, tear gas, snipers and curfews: 'Fighting a war with unarmed citizens' in Ferguson

Aug 19th 2014, 10:56 AM 11,125 Views 106 Comments

The continued protests in Ferguson over Michael Brown’s death have seen unrest in the town.

"The rebels will pay...": Ukraine leader vows action over rocket attacks
# Army Deaths
# Army Deaths

"The rebels will pay...": Ukraine leader vows action over rocket attacks

Jul 12th 2014, 1:50 PM 6,530 Views 77 Comments

Separatists near the Russian border mowed down 19 troops in a hail of heavy rocket fire yesterday.

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