Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 21 August, 2019

#Ceasefire

From TheJournal.ie Quiet reported as ceasefire begins in south Syria Syria

Quiet reported as ceasefire begins in south Syria

The ceasefire was announced on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Pockets of fighting erupt after a calm start to Syria's new ceasefire Shelling

Pockets of fighting erupt after a calm start to Syria's new ceasefire

Rebels involving in fighting this morning are not covered by the ceasefire.

From TheJournal.ie Russia and Turkey 'have agreed to a Syria ceasefire plan' Peace Talks

Russia and Turkey 'have agreed to a Syria ceasefire plan'

The ceasefire is expected to begin at midnight tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Where is Bana? Seven-year-old girl who tweeted the Aleppo siege found safe and well Ceasefire

Where is Bana? Seven-year-old girl who tweeted the Aleppo siege found safe and well

Several online videos have emerged showing Bana Al-Abed in the countryside outside Aleppo.

From TheJournal.ie Packed onto buses, hundreds of civilians face uncertain future as they leave Aleppo Evacuation

Packed onto buses, hundreds of civilians face uncertain future as they leave Aleppo

Around 951 people have been evacuated so far.

From TheJournal.ie Deal reached to evacuate civilians and wounded from Aleppo Aleppo

Deal reached to evacuate civilians and wounded from Aleppo

But it’s not clear if bombing has stopped.

From TheJournal.ie 'Too little, too late' - Syrian army halts shelling of Aleppo to allow trapped civilians to leave Syrian Civil War

'Too little, too late' - Syrian army halts shelling of Aleppo to allow trapped civilians to leave

The Syrian Army said it has halted bombing yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo Bombings

At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo

The attack left a pool of blood and body parts strewn at the site, an AFP correspondent reported.

From TheJournal.ie UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria Syrian Civil War

UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria

A week-long ceasefire came to an end today with “non-stop” bombardment in some areas.

From TheJournal.ie Putin appears to offer strongest support yet for Trump... without actually naming him Putin It Out There

Putin appears to offer strongest support yet for Trump... without actually naming him

Putin has so far refused to publicly endorse either candidate. .

From TheJournal.ie 'The last chance to save Syria' - the ceasefire has held overnight Syria

'The last chance to save Syria' - the ceasefire has held overnight

US Secretary of State John Kerry says it’s far too early to draw conclusions, but that the plan has a chance to work.

From TheJournal.ie Fifty years of conflict in Colombia summed up in five key points Historic Peace Deal

Fifty years of conflict in Colombia summed up in five key points

Here are the important points you should know about Colombia’s recent deadly history.

From TheJournal.ie Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold Conflict

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold

Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is the first time we've woken up without the sound of shelling' Syrian Ceasefire

'This is the first time we've woken up without the sound of shelling'

Fighting groups in Syria agreed to cease hostilities at midnight.

From TheJournal.ie Syria's leader says ceasefire "does not mean everyone stops using their weapons" Ceasefire

Syria's leader says ceasefire "does not mean everyone stops using their weapons"

Bashar al-Assad said his troops would continue fighting “terrorists”.

From TheJournal.ie After five years and 250,000 dead, a ceasefire has been agreed in Syria Ceasefire

After five years and 250,000 dead, a ceasefire has been agreed in Syria

The International Syria Support Group also agreed “to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately”.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: The IRA was never defeated Undefeated Army

Gerry Adams: The IRA was never defeated

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking on the 10th anniversary of the formal end to the IRA’s armed campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released Ceasefire

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released

Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.

From TheJournal.ie Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine Ceasefire

Russian troops are streaming out of Ukraine

Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin Crisis

Opinion: Russia is in the driving seat of the Ukrainian crisis and she’s taking the West for a dangerous spin

Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.

From TheJournal.ie Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight Ceasefire

Fears over Ukraine truce as woman killed in heavy fighting overnight

Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams wants Dublin and London to counter "anti-agreement axis within unionism" Dropping Slow

Gerry Adams wants Dublin and London to counter "anti-agreement axis within unionism"

Adams was in The Guardian to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s Monday – here’s everything you need to know as you start your week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Step away from conflict': Martin McGuinness's peace plea to dissidents 20 Years On

'Step away from conflict': Martin McGuinness's peace plea to dissidents

“I would urge dissident republicans still committed to armed actions to take that same step,” McGuinness said, as he marked the anniversary of the 1994 ceasefire in Derry.

From TheJournal.ie UN chief calls for "durable peace" in Gaza after indefinite truce Peace

UN chief calls for "durable peace" in Gaza after indefinite truce

The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.

From TheJournal.ie "I don't want to live through a fourth war." - Gaza erupts in peace celebrations Taking To The Streets

"I don't want to live through a fourth war." - Gaza erupts in peace celebrations

A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.

From TheJournal.ie The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today Gaza

The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today

Ask her anything.

From TheJournal.ie A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza Conflict

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.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over Gaza

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Five more days of peace: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire Peace Talks

Five more days of peace: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire

The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.

From TheJournal.ie Wounded Palestinians transferred to Turkey for treatment Ceasefire

Wounded Palestinians transferred to Turkey for treatment

A 72-hour ceasefire has held overnight which will allow talks to resume in Cairo.

From TheJournal.ie Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians Hamas

Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians

The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.

From TheJournal.ie Hamas rejects extension of ceasefire, but denies firing rockets Gaza

Hamas rejects extension of ceasefire, but denies firing rockets

Israel says that two rockets were fired at the southern city of Ashkolon.

From TheJournal.ie With six hours to go, no-one knows if the Gaza ceasefire will hold or not Fragile

With six hours to go, no-one knows if the Gaza ceasefire will hold or not

“Right now there is uncertainty”.

From TheJournal.ie Israel and Hamas appear at odds over prolonging ceasefire Gaza

Israel and Hamas appear at odds over prolonging ceasefire

The Hamas deputy leader said, “There is no agreement to extend the ceasefire.”

From TheJournal.ie Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day Operation Protective Edge

Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day

Talks are due to take place in Cairo today aimed at securing a permanent ceasefire.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli soldier was 'dragged into a tunnel' by Gaza militants, says IDF Kidnapped

Israeli soldier was 'dragged into a tunnel' by Gaza militants, says IDF

62 people have been killed on the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah today after the collapse of a US and UN brokered ceasefire

From TheJournal.ie Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17 Mayhem

Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17

Hamas earlier denounced the four-hour lull announced by Israel as a publicity stunt, saying it had “no value”.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire Ceasefire

Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire

IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.

1 2 3