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#Conflict

From TheJournal.ie Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff Conflict

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine's Prime Minister has resigned Unstable

Ukraine's Prime Minister has resigned

More uncertainty for the country.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin Conflict This post contains images

Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin

Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Escalating crisis in Gaza poses "serious threat" to children, says UNICEF Gaza

Escalating crisis in Gaza poses "serious threat" to children, says UNICEF

Meanwhile, UN rights commissioner condemns military action by Israeli and Hamas forces.

From TheJournal.ie Polio 'adding to Syria's humanitarian disaster' say aid agencies Syria

Polio 'adding to Syria's humanitarian disaster' say aid agencies

A major vaccination campaign is underway, but UNICEF and WHO say aid workers need better and safer access to children in danger.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin Conflict

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin

The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system

Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.

From TheJournal.ie Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting Conflict

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting

Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza Conflict

Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza

Ireland has provided €36 million in aid to the Palestinian people since 2005.

From TheJournal.ie Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour Conflict

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour

People Before Profit’s Hugh Lewis said constituents had contacted him, saying the were “disgusted” that the flag was flying at a time of such conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Pro-Israel and Pro-Palestine groups in Ireland have to say about the conflict Two Sides
From TheJournal.ie Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet Ukraine

Ukraine accuses Russian plane of shooting down jet

Ukraine’s Security Council also said their troops had been fired on with missiles launched from a Russian village.

From TheJournal.ie New Foreign Affairs Minister "extremely concerned" as Gaza death toll tops 175 Conflict

New Foreign Affairs Minister "extremely concerned" as Gaza death toll tops 175

Six people have died today, including a man and a woman injured in air strikes yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie TED TALKS: What is the human cost of war? Conflict

TED TALKS: What is the human cost of war?

Why is our interest in current conflicts so limited?

From TheJournal.ie Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice... Border Counties This post contains videos

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Palestine death toll from Israeli air strikes jumps to 162 Calls For Truce

Palestine death toll from Israeli air strikes jumps to 162

Yesterday was the deadliest day since conflict broke out on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie 'We want justice' chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125 March

'We want justice' chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125

Around 1,500 people turned out for today’s solidarity march, as the two sides in the Gaza conflict continued to trade fire.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead Conflict

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead

Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Israel pounds Gaza in continued offensive as Hamas flexes its firepower Conflict

Israel pounds Gaza in continued offensive as Hamas flexes its firepower

The Israeli Prime Minister has warned of even tougher action against Hamas

From TheJournal.ie Mass grave of 53 men, tied up and executed, found in Iraq Baghdad

Mass grave of 53 men, tied up and executed, found in Iraq

Separately today, the Iraqi prime minister has accused the Kurdish government of protecting militants.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian teen 'burned alive', post-mortem suggests Israel

Palestinian teen 'burned alive', post-mortem suggests

Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried on Friday at a funeral attended by thousands of people.

From TheJournal.ie "We were afraid for our children": 10,000 flee Iraq town Christian

"We were afraid for our children": 10,000 flee Iraq town

The mostly Christian town was shelled with mortars, residents and the UNHCR said today.

From TheJournal.ie Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process Peace

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire and peace talks Take A Breather

Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire and peace talks

Militia strikes that have been at the heart of insurgency came to an abrupt halt in the late afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The Pentagon thinks Iran has sent a 'small number' of operatives into Iraq Isis

The Pentagon thinks Iran has sent a 'small number' of operatives into Iraq

There is no sign of a large deployment of army units.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's happening in Iraq? Conflict

Explainer: What's happening in Iraq?

This is an emergency on top of an emergency.

From TheJournal.ie Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad Iraq

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad

They have already captured a large swathe of northern and north-central Iraq, prompting as many as half a million people to flee their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Syrians in Ireland ask for 94 family members to be rescued from conflict Conflict

Syrians in Ireland ask for 94 family members to be rescued from conflict

The Department of Justice is currently deciding whether to grant temporary residence to the relatives of Irish Syrians still caught up in the conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes Syria

Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes

The real lives behind the civil war which the world barely notices.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation Civil War

Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation

A second ceasefire in the country has collapsed and both rebels and government forces are blocking the paths of UN peacekeepers.

From TheJournal.ie There is "strong evidence" that the Syrian government used chlorine gas in attacks on rebels Barrel Bomb

There is "strong evidence" that the Syrian government used chlorine gas in attacks on rebels

Human Rights Watch say that barrel bombs embedded with cylinders of chlorine gas were dropped on three towns.

From The42 Roy Keane's Champions League ITV commitment not an issue - O'Neill Conflict

Roy Keane's Champions League ITV commitment not an issue - O'Neill

The Irish assistant boss’ punditry duties are set to clash with Ireland training.

From TheJournal.ie €48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings Support

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Spread of polio is now an official international health emergency WHO

Spread of polio is now an official international health emergency

The World Health Organisation declared the emergency following a meeting today about wild poliovirus.

From TheJournal.ie More deaths in Ukraine as fighting rages in Slavyansk Conflict

More deaths in Ukraine as fighting rages in Slavyansk

A two-hour gunbattle was seen in the rebel-held town this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapped observers freed in Ukraine OSCE

Kidnapped observers freed in Ukraine

Meanwhile, more than 130 people have been arrested in the port city of Odessa following more than 30 deaths there yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie "We will not stop": Strong message from Ukraine as army action continues Conflict

"We will not stop": Strong message from Ukraine as army action continues

Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day yesterday with the death toll put at over 30 people.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine: Pro-Russia gunmen seize town hall Conflict

Ukraine: Pro-Russia gunmen seize town hall

The US and European Union are readying sanctions against Russia amid tensions over the kidnapping of international observers.

From TheJournal.ie Russian military exercises on Ukraine border could be 'expensive mistake' Crisis

Russian military exercises on Ukraine border could be 'expensive mistake'

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned refusal to take steps to end the crisis would be costly for Russia.

From TheJournal.ie UK police enlisting Muslim women to help stop young people going to Syria Conflict

UK police enlisting Muslim women to help stop young people going to Syria

Police will hold meetings across Britain today with women from different community groups and government officials involved in preventing extremism.