# ceasefire - Today’s News
# ceasefire - Yesterday’s News
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# ceasefire - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.
# ceasefire - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.
# ceasefire - Monday 11 August, 2014
A 72-hour ceasefire has held overnight which will allow talks to resume in Cairo.
# ceasefire - Saturday 9 August, 2014
The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.
# ceasefire - Friday 8 August, 2014
Israel says that two rockets were fired at the southern city of Ashkolon.
# ceasefire - Thursday 7 August, 2014
“Right now there is uncertainty”.
# ceasefire - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
The Hamas deputy leader said, “There is no agreement to extend the ceasefire.”
Talks are due to take place in Cairo today aimed at securing a permanent ceasefire.
# ceasefire - Friday 1 August, 2014
62 people have been killed on the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah today after the collapse of a US and UN brokered ceasefire
# ceasefire - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Hamas earlier denounced the four-hour lull announced by Israel as a publicity stunt, saying it had “no value”.
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IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.
# ceasefire - Sunday 27 July, 2014
This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.
# ceasefire - Saturday 26 July, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…
# ceasefire - Friday 25 July, 2014
The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.
# ceasefire - Monday 21 July, 2014
The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.
# ceasefire - Friday 18 July, 2014
The US reaffirmed its strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself.
# ceasefire - Thursday 17 July, 2014
The stoppage will allow aid reach Gaza.
# ceasefire - Monday 23 June, 2014
Militia strikes that have been at the heart of insurgency came to an abrupt halt in the late afternoon.
# ceasefire - Sunday 22 June, 2014
Petro Poroshenko’s initiative follows his announcement on Friday of a week-long unilateral ceasefire in the government’s 10-week campaign against pro-Russian rebels.
# ceasefire - Friday 20 June, 2014
Russia has demanded an apology after a customs officer was wounded at a border checkpoint.
# ceasefire - Saturday 4 January, 2014
A quick ceasefire is now not going to be an option as face-to-face talks between warring parties are delayed.
# ceasefire - Thursday 6 December, 2012
While the outbreak of violence in the Middle East is nothing new, Hillary Clinton’s willingness to engage with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood leadership certainly is, writes Dr Vincent Durac.
# ceasefire - Friday 23 November, 2012
The man was the first casualty since the two sides agreed a ceasefire, with nineteen other Palestinians wounded by gunfire in the incident.
# ceasefire - Thursday 22 November, 2012
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# ceasefire - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr announced that a truce has been agreed and a ceasefire will begin at 7pm GMT.
Israel is pushing for a long-term solution to the crisis as attacks on both sides of the Gaza border continued overnight.
# ceasefire - Tuesday 30 October, 2012
The death toll for what was supposed to be a four-day ceasefire exceeded 500.
# ceasefire - Saturday 27 October, 2012
The death toll on the first of of Eid al-Adha reached 146, according to reports.
# ceasefire - Friday 26 October, 2012
The tenuous truce reportedly collapsed in several regions – giving an early evening death toll of 61 dead, including civilians, soldiers and rebels.
# ceasefire - Saturday 1 September, 2012
The Troubles were far from over on 1 September 1994, but for the first time in many decades, the people of Northern Ireland seemed optimistic about peace.
# ceasefire - Saturday 18 August, 2012
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# ceasefire - Wednesday 27 June, 2012
Kofi Annan says the ceasefire plan he brokered “is clearly not being implemented”.
# ceasefire - Tuesday 26 June, 2012
NATO holding emergency consultations with Turkey following last week’s incident.
# ceasefire - Friday 8 June, 2012
UN envoy Kofi Annan believes the time has come for regional and international pressure on Bashar Assad.
# ceasefire - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
Fresh attacks have been launched on regime forces, with rebels saying they had to ‘defend our people’.
# ceasefire - Thursday 31 May, 2012
Ban Ki-Moon said UN observers monitoring the ceasefire were not there to watch the killings of innocent people.
# ceasefire - Tuesday 22 May, 2012
Call for Irish government to refer Syrian regime to the International Criminal Court.