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#Peacekeepers

From TheJournal.ie 'You should be proud': Taoiseach visits Irish troops serving in Lebanon this Christmas Irish Defence Forces

'You should be proud': Taoiseach visits Irish troops serving in Lebanon this Christmas

This Christmas some 580 troops will be serving overseas.

From TheJournal.ie Fourteen UN peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Peacekeepers

Fourteen UN peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

It is understood many of the dead are from Tanzania.

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces honoured with award for humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts Peacekeepers

Defence Forces honoured with award for humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts

The Irish force has been involved in the rescue of thousands of migrants.

From TheJournal.ie Irish troops could free up France to fight Isis Peacekeeping

Irish troops could free up France to fight Isis

France is considering withdrawing from some peacekeeping missions.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over 1980 murders of Irish soldiers in Lebanon Peacekeepers

Man arrested over 1980 murders of Irish soldiers in Lebanon

Mahmoud Bazzi was deported from the US today.

From TheJournal.ie Irish peacekeepers are going to train their African counterparts Peacekeepers

Irish peacekeepers are going to train their African counterparts

A new training programme has been announced by Minister Charlie Flanagan.

From TheJournal.ie The situation in the Golan Heights is going from bad to worse Peacekeepers

The situation in the Golan Heights is going from bad to worse

The Phillippines has pulled all of its peacekeepers out of the region.

From TheJournal.ie UN confirms militants have released kidnapped UN peacekeepers Golan Heights

UN confirms militants have released kidnapped UN peacekeepers

The Al Qaeda-linked group has safely returned 45 Fijian troops, kidnapped at the Golan Heights.

From TheJournal.ie Irish peacekeepers safe but "on high alert" after Golan Heights kidnappings Syria

Irish peacekeepers safe but "on high alert" after Golan Heights kidnappings

Irish personnel secured a route and provided security as UNDOF troops withdrew from a position today.

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 Central African Republic is 'on verge of genocide' Warning

Central African Republic is 'on verge of genocide'

“You have seven surgeons for a population of five million, an infant mortality rate of 25 per cent… and 1.5 million people who have nothing”.

From TheJournal.ie Fallen Irish peacekeepers commemorated Peacekeeping

Fallen Irish peacekeepers commemorated

Simultaneous commemorations being held around the country on 8 July.

From TheJournal.ie UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast Côte D'Ivoire

UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

Seven peacekeepers were killed during Friday’s ambushes.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb wounds five UN peacekeepers in Lebanon Lebanon

Bomb wounds five UN peacekeepers in Lebanon

The explosion occurred near to the port city of Sidon targeted a UNIFIL convoy along the highway at 6pm local time, injuring five French soldiers.

From TheJournal.ie UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti' Haiti

UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'

The disease has killed more than 5,500 people and sickened more than 363,000 others since it was discovered in October.