# syria - Yesterday’s News
# syria - Friday 17 March, 2017
In an unusual move, the Israeli army confirmed the raid took place.
# syria - Wednesday 15 March, 2017
Assad’s popularity is a narrative that has been marginalised in the West, but that doesn’t make it any less vital to bringing an end to the terrible war in my country, writes Antoine Bakhash with the help of Eimhin O’Reilly.
# syria - Monday 13 March, 2017
At least 652 children were killed last year – a 20% increase from 2015.
# syria - Saturday 11 March, 2017
Attacks are rare in the Syrian government stronghold.
# syria - Tuesday 7 March, 2017
The new restriction comes as a Kurdish-Arab alliance of fighters nears Raqa, backed by the US-led coalition launching air strikes against IS.
# syria - Sunday 5 March, 2017
Author Jane Mitchell tells us why she wrote about the Syrian war in her latest book – and why she went to volunteer in Calais.
# syria - Tuesday 14 February, 2017
The UN’s last humanitarian access to the four towns was in November.
# syria - Thursday 9 February, 2017
Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.
# syria - Tuesday 7 February, 2017
The Syrian president also accused the UN of being biased because of American, French and British influence.
Amnesty says their new report reveals a “hidden, monstrous campaign” at Saydnaya prison.
# syria - Sunday 5 February, 2017
Harry and Ahmed tell their stories to Unicef.
# syria - Saturday 4 February, 2017
Award-winning conflict photographer Seamus Murphy spent a year-and-a-half documenting a side of Ireland all too familiar and yet all too different.
# syria - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
The former Irish president was scathing in her criticism this morning of the American commander-in-chief.
# syria - Monday 30 January, 2017
The new American president has ruffled feathers globally with his ban on refugees from Muslim-dominated countries entering the US.
# syria - Saturday 28 January, 2017
Trump has barred all refugees from entering the country for three months — and those from war-ravaged Syria indefinitely.
# syria - Wednesday 25 January, 2017
The Syrian child came to prominence by describing life in besieged Aleppo.
Much of the land needed to build the wall is privately owned, implying lengthy legal proceedings and political blowback.
# syria - Friday 6 January, 2017
Data from EU border agency Frontex suggests the number of migrants entering Europe via two main routes dropped by two-thirds to 364,000 in 2016.
It comes as the Assad regime intensifies its bombardment of a rebel district home to the capital’s main water source.
# syria - Saturday 31 December, 2016
The UN Security Council approves the Russian-drafted resolution on the Syria ceasefire.
# syria - Friday 30 December, 2016
Rebels involving in fighting this morning are not covered by the ceasefire.
# syria - Thursday 29 December, 2016
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced the deal, saying the Syrian regime and “main forces of the armed opposition” had signed on.
# syria - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
The Syrian conflict can be solved but it will be by peacemaking, not more war, writes Jim Roche.
The ceasefire is expected to begin at midnight tonight.
# syria - Tuesday 27 December, 2016
From Dublin’s gangland shootings to Syria, from Brexit to the migrant crisis, here are the best photos of this year.
# syria - Monday 26 December, 2016
The bodies, according to Syrian state news, were discovered in a rebel-held prison.
# syria - Sunday 25 December, 2016
Even though these international crises are overseas, Ireland has shown that these are issues close to home through their 2016 donations.
The military plane had been carrying the army’s official musical group.
# syria - Saturday 24 December, 2016
Some people love him and some people don’t.
# syria - Friday 23 December, 2016
Now, in a slum in Beirut, Lebanon, Kalawi is the breadwinner for the family’s four children.
Today’s press event saw some journalists holding up placards comparing Putin to Superman.
The 19-minute video shows two uniformed men being hauled from a cage before being bound and torched.
The battle lasted nearly four and a half years, turning the city into a worldwide symbol of bloodshed and devastation.
# syria - Thursday 22 December, 2016
Bana al-Abed was one of thousands of people evacuated.
The General Assembly resolution was co-sponsored by Ireland and 57 other countries.
# syria - Monday 19 December, 2016
The attack came after days of protests in Turkey over Russia’s role in Syria.
Several online videos have emerged showing Bana Al-Abed in the countryside outside Aleppo.
In total, it is estimated 3,000 people have been evacuated so far.
# syria - Sunday 18 December, 2016
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said one bus driver was killed in the attack.
# syria - Saturday 17 December, 2016
1,200 complaints were made to police, 500 of which were for sexual assault, on New Year’s Eve in Cologne last year