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#Conflict

# conflict - Saturday 22 August, 2015

How the North and South Korea talks were sparked by loudspeakers blaring propaganda

South Korea has been blasting pop music and news from the outside world across the border.

# conflict - Friday 14 August, 2015

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David de Gea ‘shocked’ by Man United omission

Reports suggest the goalkeeper’s camp insist he never refused to play for the club.

# conflict - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

These men tried to launch a new party … but anti-racism protesters gate-crashed their event

Demonstrators made themselves heard at the launch of Ireland’s newest political party.

# conflict - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Bombed, embargoed, displaced: life inside war-torn Yemen

Over a million Yemenis have been displaced as a result of ongoing conflict.

# conflict - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

“An onslaught, not a conflict”: One year on, Dr Mads Gilbert on operating under siege in Gaza

“I don’t want to be muted. I want to speak up…”

# conflict - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Pope Francis recognises Palestinian statehood, and Israel isn’t pleased

Israel said this development does not further the peace process.

# conflict - Saturday 2 May, 2015

This map proves that Iran doesn’t really want to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria

Iran needs the ISIS threat to stay – here’s why.

# conflict - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Victims lying in pools of blood after deadly Islamic State suicide attack

More than 100 people were wounded.

# conflict - Thursday 9 April, 2015

At least 77 children killed in the past 14 days

Over 100,000 people have left their homes in Yemen in search of safer places to stay.

# conflict - Friday 3 April, 2015

Irish citizen evacuated from Yemen with the help of China

225 people from ten different countries were evacuated.

# conflict - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Deadly chlorine attack kills entire family in Syria

More than 200,000 people have died since the conflict began in 2011.

# conflict - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?

The conflict enters its fifth year tomorrow.

# conflict - Monday 9 March, 2015

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State

Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.

# conflict - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

You’ll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today

TDs from four main parties have supported the action.

# conflict - Thursday 19 February, 2015

‘This could become a mass grave,’ I thought as we waited there together

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

The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of…

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of a new Cold War atmosphere emerging.

# conflict - Thursday 1 January, 2015

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014 Four Years On This post contains videos

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014

Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.

# conflict - Monday 29 December, 2014

Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank

Around 20 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank since June.

# conflict - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ireland donates €2 million to South Sudan as President Higgins visits the country

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

British tourists warned they could be targeted by terrorists

The Foreign Office said it would be motivated by the conflict in Iraq and Syria.

# conflict - Monday 6 October, 2014

‘If famine comes to South Sudan it will come through the barrel of a gun’

Irish aid agencies are warning that the conflict could cause a famine by early next year.

# conflict - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops’ Golan Heights mission

He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.

41 children killed in Syria school bombings

Ambulances ferried wounded fighters for treatment in Turkey amid mortar fire, with some rounds falling very close to the border.

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine

Several more people were injured.

# conflict - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?

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

A Dublin councillor has travelled to the West Bank to work as a human rights observer

Patrick Costello is keeping an ongoing blog of his experiences called, ‘Canal Bank To West Bank’.

# conflict - Friday 5 September, 2014

Opinion: Why Gaza needs an Albert Reynolds

The situation in Gaza needs someone who can broker peace – someone who has the energy not to take no for an answer;

New study says Ireland has the second highest per capita jihadist rate

However only around 25 to 30 individuals have flown out from Ireland to join the conflict in Syria.

# conflict - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Opinion: The lives of our peacekeeping troops are being recklessly risked at the Syrian border

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

Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war

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

Putin V Poroshenko: Russia and Ukraine’s presidents to meet today

Ahead of the meeting, Kiev announced the capture of ten Russian paratroopers.

# conflict - Friday 22 August, 2014

Hamas executes 18 men in Gaza for alleged collaboration with Israel

A Hamas-linked website claimed men had been killed for allegedly reconnoitering targets for Israeli strikes.

# conflict - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Russian aid convoy begins customs check after Ukraine border delay

Trucks were deemed a ‘Trojan horse’ by Ukrainian authorities, a claim denied by Moscow.

Three Hamas commanders and four children among at least 15 killed in Israeli strikes today

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

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

# conflict - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Over 2,100 people killed in Ukraine violence

Meanwhile, a Russian aid convoy is still waiting near Ukrainian border to be checked for delivery.

# conflict - Monday 11 August, 2014

100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack

By this morning, some of them had returned to the facility but 40 of them are still missing.

# conflict - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza

About 20,000 people also marched in London today.

Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission

The move was averted through diplomatic channels.

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