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A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'
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A Syrian refugee in Turkey: 'I sometimes regret that I was born'

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 9:09 AM 15,928 Views 8 Comments

GOAL’s Yusuf Nural tells the stories of Syrian Refugees in Turkey ahead of the release of a moving new documentary and photo exhibition.

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?
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'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?

May 15th 2021, 9:30 AM 9,798 Views 0 Comments

Violence has escalated between the two sides in recent weeks.

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
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Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?

Updated May 12th 2021, 8:56 AM 20,826 Views 40 Comments
  • 25 people, including nine children, were killed in an Israeli air strike this morning.
  • The UN rights office is "deeply concerned" about the escalation of violence.
  • International leaders have called for a de-escalation on both sides.
Dozens hurt as Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque
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Dozens hurt as Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque

May 7th 2021, 9:35 PM 10,204 Views 14 Comments

The Palestinian Red Crescent emergency service said 53 people were wounded.

Syria marks ten years since outbreak of civil war
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Syria marks ten years since outbreak of civil war

Mar 15th 2021, 12:19 PM 5,596 Views 7 Comments

A popular uprising turned into a civil war with world powers backing different sides.

Opinion: Ten years of conflict in Syria and humanitarian aid is still a challenge to deliver
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Opinion: Ten years of conflict in Syria and humanitarian aid is still a challenge to deliver

Mar 14th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,673 Views 14 Comments

Meath man Derek O’Rourke is GOAL’s Middle East Security Advisor. He outlines the challenges faced by NGOs as they navigate Syrian regions devastated by war.

Three UN peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic ahead of national polls
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Three UN peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic ahead of national polls

Dec 26th 2020, 7:27 AM 14,914 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General said that attacks againt peacekeepers “may constitute a war crime”.

Sudan sends additional troops to Ethiopian border in days after ambush
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Sudan sends additional troops to Ethiopian border in days after ambush

Dec 19th 2020, 5:11 PM 13,197 Views 3 Comments

Soldiers were deployed in the eastern Al-Fashaqa border region, the site of sporadic clashes.

Armenian opposition politician arrested over alleged prime minister assassination plot
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Armenian opposition politician arrested over alleged prime minister assassination plot

Nov 15th 2020, 10:54 AM 22,066 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Nov 9th 2020, 9:50 PM 18,697 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Oct 24th 2020, 4:15 PM 10,033 Views 1 Comment

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

Azerbaijan claims Armenian military launched deadly missile strike
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Azerbaijan claims Armenian military launched deadly missile strike

Oct 17th 2020, 1:40 PM 15,504 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Updated Oct 10th 2020, 2:35 PM 22,218 Views 10 Comments

Mediation talks leading to the ceasefire were facilitated by Russia.

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

Oct 4th 2020, 9:46 AM 27,639 Views 12 Comments

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

Explainer: Why has conflict erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan?
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Explainer: Why has conflict erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

Sep 28th 2020, 1:10 PM 29,276 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Sep 27th 2020, 4:15 PM 26,880 Views 34 Comments

Azerbaijan claims to have captured seven Armenian-controlled villages.

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

Mar 7th 2020, 5:09 PM 13,146 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 10:05 PM 28,665 Views 94 Comments

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

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound
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New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Dec 27th 2019, 4:01 PM 45,352 Views 100 Comments

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

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre
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More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

Sep 1st 2019, 4:33 PM 12,099 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Aug 10th 2019, 11:00 AM 29,990 Views 28 Comments

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

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

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 22,377 Views 124 Comments

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

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 40,681 Views 220 Comments

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.

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

Updated May 5th 2019, 3:15 PM 19,238 Views 200 Comments

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

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

Mar 30th 2019, 6:08 PM 8,383 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Feb 28th 2019, 12:35 PM 10,645 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Feb 27th 2019, 4:14 PM 14,489 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Dec 24th 2018, 9:00 AM 13,515 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 3:06 PM 19,981 Views 72 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2018, 1:45 PM 7,803 Views 14 Comments

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

Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'
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Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'

Jun 2nd 2018, 12:00 PM 7,720 Views 5 Comments

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

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

May 30th 2018, 7:40 AM 7,496 Views 52 Comments

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

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

May 14th 2018, 4:27 PM 26,367 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Mar 30th 2018, 6:12 PM 25,092 Views 81 Comments

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

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

Mar 6th 2018, 12:36 PM 9,225 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Feb 11th 2018, 12:27 PM 12,996 Views 135 Comments

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

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

Dec 28th 2017, 10:43 AM 5,295 Views 14 Comments

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

Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed
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Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed

Dec 4th 2017, 12:52 PM 6,126 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Nov 19th 2017, 8:30 AM 21,102 Views 19 Comments

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

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush
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Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush

Oct 5th 2017, 10:35 AM 18,701 Views 28 Comments

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

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