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# war - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Long-lost war medal belonging to Dublin native recovered following years of research
# James Murray
# James Murray

Long-lost war medal belonging to Dublin native recovered following years of research

Sep 9th 2020, 10:30 PM 25,033 Views 13 Comments

Dubliner James Murray fought for Britain in the Second Boer War and the First World War.

# war - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Hyperinflation, uncertainty and awakening from lockdown: Life in the Syrian-Kurdish resistance city of Kobani
# World Refugee Day 2020
# World Refugee Day 2020

Hyperinflation, uncertainty and awakening from lockdown: Life in the Syrian-Kurdish resistance city of Kobani

Jun 20th 2020, 12:30 PM 10,325 Views 1 Comment

Today is World Refugee Day and Cameron Weymes and Nishtiman Haji Murad share the stories of the people living in this once besieged city.

# war - Saturday 29 February, 2020

US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed

Updated Feb 29th 2020, 6:13 PM 23,826 Views 53 Comments

“We’re seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

# war - Friday 20 September, 2019

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'
# Oil
# Oil

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'

Sep 20th 2019, 8:10 AM 14,769 Views 73 Comments

The US President will be presented with a list of potential airstrike targets, among other possible responses.

# war - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'
# Tensions
# Tensions

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:44 PM 14,448 Views 40 Comments

Tensions have been rising between the two countries since the US pulled out of a nuclear deal.

# war - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Opinion: Ireland is wrong about Venezuela - US regime change never brings improvement
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Ireland is wrong about Venezuela - US regime change never brings improvement

Feb 9th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,289 Views 192 Comments

‘An impressive spin campaign has been waged to create an illusion that all ‘civilised nations’ support regime change in Venezuela – similar to the ‘grand alliance’ which invaded Iraq’, writes Eilis Ryan.

# war - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

'Indiscriminate and widespread destruction': Ambulances repeatedly targeted in Syria
# War Tactics
# War Tactics

'Indiscriminate and widespread destruction': Ambulances repeatedly targeted in Syria

Jan 2nd 2019, 10:00 PM 9,123 Views 55 Comments

How the ‘weaponisation of healthcare’ is being used as a war tactic.

# war - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today
# Céad Míle Fáilte
# Céad Míle Fáilte

Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today

Dec 27th 2018, 12:10 AM 59,221 Views 214 Comments

They come here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

# war - Monday 24 December, 2018

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit
# War
# War

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit

Dec 24th 2018, 9:04 AM 12,514 Views 53 Comments

The announcement that US troops would leave the war-racked country has shocked global partners and American politicians alike.

# war - Monday 12 November, 2018

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'
# Armistice
# Armistice

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'

Nov 12th 2018, 7:58 AM 43,931 Views 67 Comments

The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.

# war - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane
# Air Defences
# Air Defences

Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane

Sep 18th 2018, 12:05 PM 24,577 Views 100 Comments

Russia says that Israel was carrying out airstrikes and ‘used the Russian plane as cover’.

# war - Friday 7 September, 2018

Higgins says UN members are fuelling current and future wars
# Arms Race
# Arms Race

Higgins says UN members are fuelling current and future wars

Sep 7th 2018, 1:44 PM 12,826 Views 39 Comments

He said institutions like the United Nations are “imperfect” but needed.

# war - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan has career-biggest fight confirmed for Golovkin-Canelo II undercard in Vegas
# War
From The42
# War

Spike O'Sullivan has career-biggest fight confirmed for Golovkin-Canelo II undercard in Vegas

Aug 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 6,722 Views 4 Comments

The Mahon middleweight contender will face former titlist David Lemieux on 15 September.

# war - Friday 27 July, 2018

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill
# Cabinet Split
# Cabinet Split

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill

Jul 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,491 Views 102 Comments

A division has emerged around the Cabinet table between Fine Gael members and independent ministers.

# war - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'
# Column
# Column

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

Jun 9th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,208 Views 33 Comments

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

# war - Friday 30 March, 2018

UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast
# Conflict
# Conflict

UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast

Mar 30th 2018, 6:12 PM 25,083 Views 81 Comments

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

# war - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Jan 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,033 Views 49 Comments

Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.

# war - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Syrian rebels and opposition reject Russia's peace talk plan
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Syrian rebels and opposition reject Russia's peace talk plan

Dec 26th 2017, 4:47 PM 6,928 Views 34 Comments

They say that Moscow has failed to pressure Bashar Assad, to end the conflict.

Their sons and husbands are killed fighting for their country, leaving these widows with no income earner
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Their sons and husbands are killed fighting for their country, leaving these widows with no income earner

Dec 26th 2017, 9:00 AM 10,139 Views 52 Comments

The lives of Afghani war widows are often very difficult.

# war - Monday 4 December, 2017

13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes

Dec 4th 2017, 7:05 PM 11,929 Views 12 Comments

The 13 are suspected of “murders, torture, rapes, persecutions and expulsions” of civilians.

# war - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court
# The Hague
# The Hague

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court

Nov 29th 2017, 8:00 PM 107,052 Views 110 Comments

Slobodan Praljak shouted out “Praljak is not a criminal. I reject your verdict”, immediately before bringing a brown bottle to his lips.

# war - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Instagram selfie between Miss Iraq and Miss Israel causes ructions
# Peace And Love
# Peace And Love

Instagram selfie between Miss Iraq and Miss Israel causes ructions

Nov 26th 2017, 8:30 AM 88,056 Views 53 Comments

Sarah Idan and Adar Gandelsman were in competition with each other at the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas. Their two countries are still technically at war.

# war - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
# Poppies
# Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,052 Views 112 Comments

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

# war - Saturday 28 October, 2017

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere
# Syria
# Syria

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere

Oct 28th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,048 Views 20 Comments

The so-called Islamic State takes the subject of propaganda very seriously.

# war - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea
# International Tensions
# International Tensions

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea

Sep 26th 2017, 7:08 AM 15,542 Views 46 Comments

North Korea’s foreign minister said the statement from Trump was “clearly a declaration of war”.

# war - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start
# War
From The42
# War

Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start

Sep 16th 2017, 2:05 AM 8,173 Views 0 Comments

The Islandeady light-welterweight moves to 6-0 as a professional following a war in Connecticut.

# war - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war
# Bosnian War
# Bosnian War

'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war

Sep 12th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,374 Views 13 Comments

Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International Ireland says the report shows that the women are being forgotten.

# war - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 5th 2017, 7:26 AM 12,795 Views 47 Comments

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

# war - Monday 21 August, 2017

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned
# Artificial Intelligence
# Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned

Aug 21st 2017, 8:44 AM 20,107 Views 38 Comments

“We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close.”

# war - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression
# War Games
# War Games

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Aug 17th 2017, 6:54 AM 3,366 Views 2 Comments

Tensions in the region have been rising.

# war - Monday 10 July, 2017

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer
# World War 2
# World War 2

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Jul 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,797 Views 9 Comments

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

# war - Thursday 6 July, 2017

20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul
# Digging In
# Digging In

20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul

Jul 6th 2017, 3:25 PM 6,202 Views 21 Comments

In neighbouring Syria, US-backed forces are facing fierce resistance from IS.

# war - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

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

Jul 4th 2017, 6:10 AM 56,413 Views 61 Comments

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

# war - Sunday 25 June, 2017

'There are snipers waiting in ambush, drones that can drop explosive charges on your vehicle': Trying to report on Mosul
# The Battle For Mosul
# The Battle For Mosul

'There are snipers waiting in ambush, drones that can drop explosive charges on your vehicle': Trying to report on Mosul

Jun 25th 2017, 9:45 AM 10,338 Views 17 Comments

Covering the battle for Mosul is risky for journalists.

# war - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered
# Battle Lines
# Battle Lines

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered

May 31st 2017, 2:40 PM 22,773 Views 19 Comments

The army says it has killed at least 89 ISIS fighters as they take back territory from the militants in Marawi.

# war - Monday 17 April, 2017

British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship
# Syria
# Syria

British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship

Apr 17th 2017, 5:10 PM 29,680 Views 43 Comments

The British-born woman married Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2000.

# war - Sunday 16 April, 2017

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike
# Hope Springs
# Hope Springs

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike

Apr 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 9,446 Views 6 Comments

Hammam al-Alil’s sulphur springs and reopened spa have become a spot where the soldiers fighting in Mosul and the civilians fleeing it meet for a rare moment of relaxation.

# war - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'

Mar 29th 2017, 10:21 AM 5,966 Views 38 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.

# war - Friday 17 March, 2017

If the US were to wage war on North Korea, what shape would it take?
# Shock And Awe
# Shock And Awe

If the US were to wage war on North Korea, what shape would it take?

Mar 17th 2017, 9:29 PM 34,309 Views 39 Comments

The US Secretary of State has already said that diplomacy has failed.

# war - Monday 13 March, 2017

Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016
# Syria
# Syria

Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016

Mar 13th 2017, 9:22 AM 7,581 Views 20 Comments

At least 652 children were killed last year – a 20% increase from 2015.

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