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# conflict - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Armenian opposition politician arrested over alleged prime minister assassination plot

The leader of an opposition party in Armenia was arrested yesterday after being summoned to the headquarters of the country’s security forces.

# conflict - Monday 9 November, 2020

Azerbaijan apologises to Russia after shooting down helicopter as fighting rages over Karabakh

Fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia has been ongoing for six weeks in the context Nagorno-Karabkh region.

# conflict - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Fighting over disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan continues despite US mediation

Rockets have struck residential areas in Nagorono-Karabakh as Armenia and Azerbaijan continue their conflict over the territory.

# conflict - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Azerbaijan claims Armenian military launched deadly missile strike

The incident marks an escalation of the countries’ conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.

# conflict - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan claim the other side violated today's ceasefire as tensions simmer

Mediation talks leading to the ceasefire were facilitated by Russia.

# conflict - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Armenia reports heavy losses as fighting intensifies with Azerbaijan in disputed region

The Armenian prime minister said the country is “facing possibly the most decisive moment in our millennia-old history”.

# conflict - Monday 28 September, 2020

Explainer: Why has conflict erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

Fighting erupted again over the weekend in a long-running territorial dispute.

# conflict - Sunday 27 September, 2020

'A step away from large-scale war': Fighting erupts between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed region

Azerbaijan claims to have captured seven Armenian-controlled villages.

# conflict - Saturday 7 March, 2020

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GAA backs new Melbourne Gaelic Games board after messy split among clubs

A statement from the GAA endorses Gaelic Games Victoria as the official administrative board.

# conflict - Friday 3 January, 2020

Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed

The air strike ordered by President Donald Trump in Iraq’s capital Baghdad killed General Qassem Soleimani.

# conflict - Friday 27 December, 2019

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

The weapon can make sharp manoeuvres en route to its target, making it harder to intercept.

# conflict - Sunday 1 September, 2019

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.

# conflict - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

# conflict - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision

You can show solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom against Israeli apartheid, occupation and war crimes by supporting the boycott, writes Zoe Lawlor.

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination

They pretend that the Jewish people have no right to live in the places where they were born and where their history, religion and culture are deeply rooted, writes the Israeli ambassador to Ireland, Ophir Kariv.

# conflict - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Israel vows 'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate

Tánaiste Simon Coveney called for an end to the ‘indiscriminate attacks’.

# conflict - Saturday 30 March, 2019

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border

Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.

# conflict - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'

The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.

# conflict - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?

The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.

# conflict - Monday 24 December, 2018

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'I found myself at the heart of a new conflict: between Graeme Souness and myself'

In this extract from his autobiography, Bruce Grobbelaar recalls a difficult period for Liverpool in the early ’90s.

# conflict - Monday 3 December, 2018

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel

Eight others were sentenced to hard labour ranging from six to 15 years.

# conflict - Sunday 10 June, 2018

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Guardiola refutes Toure claims: 'It's a lie and he knows it'

The Ivorian’s extraordinary criticism of the Man City boss has been met with a strong response.

# conflict - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'

The military and a number of rebel groups have drafted underage soldiers for years.

# conflict - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

# conflict - Monday 14 May, 2018

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

# conflict - Friday 30 March, 2018

UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast

A State Department spokesperson said they were not aware of any decision to pull troops out of Syria.

# conflict - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

# conflict - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes

Russia has condemned, but the US has backed, Israel’s actions.

# conflict - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns

In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.

# conflict - Monday 4 December, 2017

Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed

A video has emerged showing what appears to be the man’s corpse.

# conflict - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya

The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.

# conflict - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush

The US Africa command confirmed in a statement that a joint US and Nigerien patrol came under fire in Niger.

# conflict - Friday 22 September, 2017

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'He slapped me in the face three or four times:' Club president attacks TV pundit

FC Sion president Christian Constantin was seen attacking a TV pundit after a league game.

# conflict - Sunday 17 September, 2017

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history

A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them

The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.

# conflict - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

# conflict - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrived in Israel on Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East.

# conflict - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting

Coveney said it was a good “straight talking meeting”.

# conflict - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'

Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.

# conflict - Saturday 17 June, 2017

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict

The Islamist movement marked 10 years in power in Gaza on Thursday, 15 June.

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