# conflict - Today’s News
# conflict - Wednesday 25 February, 2015
TDs from four main parties have supported the action.
# conflict - Thursday 19 February, 2015
As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.
# conflict - Friday 30 January, 2015
Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of a new Cold War atmosphere emerging.
# conflict - Thursday 1 January, 2015
Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.
# conflict - Monday 29 December, 2014
Around 20 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank since June.
# conflict - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
This will bring the funding provided by Ireland to the South Sudanese crisis this year to over €8.5 million.
# conflict - Saturday 1 November, 2014
The Foreign Office said it would be motivated by the conflict in Iraq and Syria.
# conflict - Monday 6 October, 2014
Irish aid agencies are warning that the conflict could cause a famine by early next year.
# conflict - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.
Ambulances ferried wounded fighters for treatment in Turkey amid mortar fire, with some rounds falling very close to the border.
Several more people were injured.
# conflict - Saturday 27 September, 2014
Why has there been a spate of beheadings? What should the group be referred to as? Has the West just gone to war with them?
# conflict - Monday 8 September, 2014
Patrick Costello is keeping an ongoing blog of his experiences called, ‘Canal Bank To West Bank’.
# conflict - Friday 5 September, 2014
The situation in Gaza needs someone who can broker peace – someone who has the energy not to take no for an answer;
However only around 25 to 30 individuals have flown out from Ireland to join the conflict in Syria.
# conflict - Saturday 30 August, 2014
The situation at the border is far too volatile for the UN mission’s remit – it seems the only reason to keep it there is for political posturing.
# conflict - Thursday 28 August, 2014
The US must no longer be impulsively ready to employ its military around the world either for its own or for others’ ends.
# conflict - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
Ahead of the meeting, Kiev announced the capture of ten Russian paratroopers.
# conflict - Friday 22 August, 2014
A Hamas-linked website claimed men had been killed for allegedly reconnoitering targets for Israeli strikes.
# conflict - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Trucks were deemed a ‘Trojan horse’ by Ukrainian authorities, a claim denied by Moscow.
Air strikes have stepped up on day 45 of the conflict, militants fired 18 rockets over the border since midnight.
# conflict - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.
# conflict - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Meanwhile, a Russian aid convoy is still waiting near Ukrainian border to be checked for delivery.
# conflict - Monday 11 August, 2014
By this morning, some of them had returned to the facility but 40 of them are still missing.
# conflict - Saturday 9 August, 2014
About 20,000 people also marched in London today.
The move was averted through diplomatic channels.
# conflict - Friday 8 August, 2014
Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.
Obama said warplanes will launch strikes if neccessary – do you agree?
# conflict - Thursday 7 August, 2014
The situation for Iraqis in the north-west of their country ” is becoming increasingly dire” according to an Amnesty adviser in the area.
# conflict - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
Just before it began, Hamas militants fired rockets at central Israel, while the Israeli air force staged five raids.
# conflict - Monday 4 August, 2014
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A child was killed by an Israeli air strike today – just minutes into an Israeli-declared truce.
Israel announced the seven-hour ceasefire in all areas except Rafah.
# conflict - Sunday 3 August, 2014
When will it stop? Syrian children killed, injured and left homeless as conflict continues.
# conflict - Saturday 2 August, 2014
While in Ireland, thousands rallied to protest against the conflict.
# conflict - Friday 1 August, 2014
Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.
# conflict - Thursday 31 July, 2014
Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan calls on the international community to help end settlement expansion and bring peace to the region.
The hospital has not confirmed the baby’s death,
The senators will also debate the crisis in Ukraine – although some members of the Seanad are on holidays.
The artwork calls for the “immediate expulsion of all Israeli diplomats from Éire”.
# conflict - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Chris Gunness was overcome as he spoke about conditions for Palestinians in Gaza.