# conflict - Today’s News
# 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.
The leaflets urged civilians to stay away from Hamas militants and to report any rocket launches.
People displaced by war were living at the school.
# conflict - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.
Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has said that the violence must stop “in the name of humanity”.
# conflict - Monday 28 July, 2014
Gif shows scope of the Great War which claimed over 37 million lives.
Palestinians had to re-bury human remains that were found by the graves.
The resolution came during a lull in fighting in Gaza early today, as the Mulsim Eid al-Fitr festival begins.
# conflict - Sunday 27 July, 2014
This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.
Cashes broke out yesterday when Islamist groups launched an assault on the headquarters of a special forces unit
Police officers from the two countries were due to recover victims’ remains from the site but heavy shelling has been reported in the village next to the crash site.
They’re officially off for the summer but there have been calls for both the Dáil and the Seanad to hold debates on the topic.
Gaza Strip paramedics talk about their experiences of wartime shifts.
# conflict - Saturday 26 July, 2014
Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.
More than 800 Palestinians and 36 Israelis have died since the start of the conflict, over two weeks ago.