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# conflict - Today’s News

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# conflict - Yesterday’s News

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

Ukraine’s Prime Minister has resigned

More uncertainty for the country.

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# conflict - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin Conflict This post contains images

Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.

Escalating crisis in Gaza poses “serious threat” to children, says UNICEF

Meanwhile, UN rights commissioner condemns military action by Israeli and Hamas forces.

Polio ‘adding to Syria’s humanitarian disaster’ say aid agencies

A major vaccination campaign is underway, but UNICEF and WHO say aid workers need better and safer access to children in danger.

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.

# conflict - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system

Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting

Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.

# conflict - Monday 21 July, 2014

Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza

Ireland has provided €36 million in aid to the Palestinian people since 2005.

# conflict - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour

People Before Profit’s Hugh Lewis said constituents had contacted him, saying the were “disgusted” that the flag was flying at a time of such conflict.

# conflict - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet

Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.

# conflict - Monday 14 July, 2014

New Foreign Affairs Minister “extremely concerned” as Gaza death toll tops 175

Six people have died today, including a man and a woman injured in air strikes yesterday.

# conflict - Sunday 13 July, 2014

TED TALKS: What is the human cost of war?

Why is our interest in current conflicts so limited?

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice… Border Counties This post contains videos

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice…

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

Palestine death toll from Israeli air strikes jumps to 162

Yesterday was the deadliest day since conflict broke out on Tuesday.

# conflict - Saturday 12 July, 2014

‘We want justice’ chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125

Around 1,500 people turned out for today’s solidarity march, as the two sides in the Gaza conflict continued to trade fire.

# conflict - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead

Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.

# conflict - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Israel pounds Gaza in continued offensive as Hamas flexes its firepower

The Israeli Prime Minister has warned of even tougher action against Hamas

Mass grave of 53 men, tied up and executed, found in Iraq

Separately today, the Iraqi prime minister has accused the Kurdish government of protecting militants.

# conflict - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Palestinian teen ‘burned alive’, post-mortem suggests

Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried on Friday at a funeral attended by thousands of people.

# conflict - Friday 27 June, 2014

“We were afraid for our children”: 10,000 flee Iraq town

The mostly Christian town was shelled with mortars, residents and the UNHCR said today.

# conflict - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

# conflict - Monday 23 June, 2014

Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire and peace talks

Militia strikes that have been at the heart of insurgency came to an abrupt halt in the late afternoon.

# conflict - Friday 20 June, 2014

The Pentagon thinks Iran has sent a ‘small number’ of operatives into Iraq

There is no sign of a large deployment of army units.

# conflict - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Explainer: What’s happening in Iraq?

This is an emergency on top of an emergency.

# conflict - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Militants seize Saddam’s hometown, set sights on Baghdad

They have already captured a large swathe of northern and north-central Iraq, prompting as many as half a million people to flee their homes.

# conflict - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Syrians in Ireland ask for 94 family members to be rescued from conflict

The Department of Justice is currently deciding whether to grant temporary residence to the relatives of Irish Syrians still caught up in the conflict.

Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes

The real lives behind the civil war which the world barely notices.

# conflict - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation

A second ceasefire in the country has collapsed and both rebels and government forces are blocking the paths of UN peacekeepers.

# conflict - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

There is “strong evidence” that the Syrian government used chlorine gas in attacks on rebels

Human Rights Watch say that barrel bombs embedded with cylinders of chlorine gas were dropped on three towns.

# conflict - Saturday 10 May, 2014

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Roy Keane’s Champions League ITV commitment not an issue – O’Neill

The Irish assistant boss’ punditry duties are set to clash with Ireland training.

# conflict - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

# conflict - Monday 5 May, 2014

Spread of polio is now an official international health emergency WHO

Spread of polio is now an official international health emergency

The World Health Organisation declared the emergency following a meeting today about wild poliovirus.

More deaths in Ukraine as fighting rages in Slavyansk

A two-hour gunbattle was seen in the rebel-held town this morning.

# conflict - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Kidnapped observers freed in Ukraine

Meanwhile, more than 130 people have been arrested in the port city of Odessa following more than 30 deaths there yesterday.

“We will not stop”: Strong message from Ukraine as army action continues

Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day yesterday with the death toll put at over 30 people.

# conflict - Monday 28 April, 2014

Ukraine: Pro-Russia gunmen seize town hall

The US and European Union are readying sanctions against Russia amid tensions over the kidnapping of international observers.

# conflict - Friday 25 April, 2014

Russian military exercises on Ukraine border could be ‘expensive mistake’

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned refusal to take steps to end the crisis would be costly for Russia.

# conflict - Thursday 24 April, 2014

UK police enlisting Muslim women to help stop young people going to Syria

Police will hold meetings across Britain today with women from different community groups and government officials involved in preventing extremism.

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