# ceasefire - Today’s News
# ceasefire - Saturday 27 February, 2016
Fighting groups in Syria agreed to cease hostilities at midnight.
# ceasefire - Tuesday 16 February, 2016
Bashar al-Assad said his troops would continue fighting “terrorists”.
# ceasefire - Friday 12 February, 2016
The International Syria Support Group also agreed “to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately”.
# ceasefire - Tuesday 28 July, 2015
The Sinn Féin leader was speaking on the 10th anniversary of the formal end to the IRA’s armed campaign.
# ceasefire - Friday 17 October, 2014
Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.
# ceasefire - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.
# ceasefire - Monday 8 September, 2014
Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.
# ceasefire - Sunday 7 September, 2014
Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.
# ceasefire - Monday 1 September, 2014
Adams was in The Guardian to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire.
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# ceasefire - Sunday 31 August, 2014
“I would urge dissident republicans still committed to armed actions to take that same step,” McGuinness said, as he marked the anniversary of the 1994 ceasefire in Derry.
# ceasefire - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.
# ceasefire - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.
# ceasefire - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.
# 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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