# syria - Today’s News
Diane Foley says the family has “never been prouder of our son Jim”.
# syria - Yesterday’s News
Foley has been missing since being kidnapped in Syria in 2012.
Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.
# syria - Sunday 17 August, 2014
The Kurds are backed by American air strikes.
# syria - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Moderate rebels are being squeezed simultaneously by IS and Assad regime forces.
US forces said they had “successfully (conducted) four airstrikes to defend Yazidi civilians being indiscriminately attacked”.
# syria - Saturday 9 August, 2014
Tobias Kirkner arrived back to Ireland and thought it would be easy to ‘get on the dole’… he was wrong.
# syria - Sunday 3 August, 2014
When will it stop? Syrian children killed, injured and left homeless as conflict continues.
# syria - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
A major vaccination campaign is underway, but UNICEF and WHO say aid workers need better and safer access to children in danger.
# syria - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Around 150,000 people have died in the three-year Syrian conflict.
# syria - Saturday 12 July, 2014
Plus: Just how sad is Garth Brooks about the whole concert debacle?
# syria - Friday 11 July, 2014
…And how are we doing compared to everyone else?
# syria - Thursday 10 July, 2014
Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.
# syria - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Investigators say they don’t know why they’re there or who they’re with.
# syria - Thursday 3 July, 2014
Forces on the ground are struggling to break the stalemate with militants.
# syria - Friday 27 June, 2014
Many of the refugees are expected to come from war-torn Syria.
# syria - Sunday 22 June, 2014
The US President has said the unrest in Iraq could spill over in other countries such as Jordan.
# syria - Saturday 21 June, 2014
Plus: How many people in Ireland have a Skype account?
Nasser Mathuna from Cardiff has been “brainwashed”, his father says.
In his monthly report to the UN Security Council, Ban Ki-moon said that nearly half of the country is in need of immediate help.
# syria - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
Militants attacked parts of the refinery complex, leading to heavy clashes.
# syria - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
The agency warns that with the ongoing civil war in Syria, aid workers will be stretched.
# syria - Sunday 15 June, 2014
As many as 279 “terrorists” have been killed in the past 24 hours, security officials said.
Members of the Defence Forces who are serving in Syria, Lebanon and Mali have sent messages home to their families.
# syria - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
Everyone’s talking about the mass grave in Tuam, the Leaving Cert and a spat between a Dublin Bus driver and a cyclist.
At least three people are dead and others were wounded as a result of celebratory gunfire, as it was announced Assad won with a sweeping 88.7 per cent.
# syria - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning as things get back to normal after the bank holiday weekend.
# syria - Sunday 1 June, 2014
The Department of Justice is currently deciding whether to grant temporary residence to the relatives of Irish Syrians still caught up in the conflict.
The real lives behind the civil war which the world barely notices.
# syria - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
All members are “safe”, and are currently returning to base after an attack.
# syria - Monday 26 May, 2014
The United Nations is worried about refugees from Syria and Iraq.
# syria - Thursday 22 May, 2014
The Security Council wants to bring the crisis to the International Criminal Court for investigation of possible war crimes.
The resolution will seek to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court.
# syria - Thursday 15 May, 2014
In Aleppo 40 doctors are left to treat 2.5 million people. Before the war, there were 2,000.
# syria - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
Human Rights Watch say that barrel bombs embedded with cylinders of chlorine gas were dropped on three towns.
# syria - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
Homs was once the “capital of the revolution”. Now it is back in the hands of Bashar Assad.
They say a 2001 episode of the long-running cartoon hints that the Syrian conflict was “premeditated”.
# syria - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Up to 60 people were killed in attacks on Damascus and Homs yesterday.
# syria - Monday 28 April, 2014
Shouts of “God, Bashar, and that’s all” were heard from schoolchildren following the announcement.
High-tech western military force does not end conflicts – it changes them.