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#Civil War

# civil-war - Friday 19 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut Lebanon

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut

Local media are reporting that at least two people have been killed and 15 injured in the explosion.

# civil-war - Thursday 18 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria: UN envoy calls on government to start truce Syria

Syria: UN envoy calls on government to start truce

Lakhdar Brahimi said that rebel representatives told him they will also observe the truce if the government takes the first step.

# civil-war - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Schmidt calls on new faces to up intensity levels after Munster test

The Leinster coach also claimed to have been unsighted for the Casey Laulala try that was controversially ruled out.

From TheJournal.ie Hidden History: the first casualty in the American Civil War was a Tipp man Hidden History

Hidden History: the first casualty in the American Civil War was a Tipp man

A radio documentary reveals new information about Private Daniel Hough, the first casualty of the American Civil War.

'We have to glue ourselves back together': Victory comes at a cost for Schmidt

The Leinster coach has even more injury concerns this morning, including Brian O’Driscoll and Isa Nacewa.

# civil-war - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Penney unhappy with non-try decision, curses lack of Munster pressure

The New Zealander wanted a TMO at the very least when Casey Laulala crashed over late in the game.

Pro12: Four things we learned from this weekend's inter-pros

Friday night in Ravenhill was a procession, but tonight’s derby was anything but.

# civil-war - Friday 5 October, 2012

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend's inter-provincial rugby action

It’s the biggest weekend of the season so far. Ulster host Connacht. Leinster welcome Munster. Let’s get it on.

# civil-war - Thursday 4 October, 2012

‘Fitter, stronger than ever’: McLaughlin has a plan to beat Munster

The Leinster and Ireland flanker is hoping his personal run of good form can turn his province’s fortunes around.

# civil-war - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Leading from the front: Ross ready to start playing hardball

“If you can’t get up for Munster you might as well not be playing rugby.” Says the cornerstone of Leinster’s set-piece.

# civil-war - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Pro12: Schmidt seething with Leinster's 'lack of effort' in Galway

The Kiwi has read the riot act and will demand a return to form against Munster this Saturday.

# civil-war - Monday 1 October, 2012

Sidelined: Kearney, Roux ruled out of Munster clash

Meanwhile, serious doubts remain over Gordon D’Arcy and Eoin Reddan as Joe Schmidt says he will “wait and see.”

# civil-war - Thursday 20 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria: Air strike kills 30 as over 150 reported dead in nationwide violence Syria

Syria: Air strike kills 30 as over 150 reported dead in nationwide violence

Clashes across the country have continued today as some estimates now put the death toll from the civil war at over 29,000 since early last year.

# civil-war - Saturday 15 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie UN envoy: Syria crisis is a threat to the world Syria

UN envoy: Syria crisis is a threat to the world

The conflict’s death toll continues to rise with overnight air strikes killing 12 civilians and wounding 60 more.

# civil-war - Monday 10 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria latest: Aleppo bombs, UN envoy and water crisis Crisis

Syria latest: Aleppo bombs, UN envoy and water crisis

Residents of the country’s second city are experiencing serious water shortages as a main water pipeline has been destroyed.

# civil-war - Sunday 9 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syrian filmmaker killed in Aleppo: opposition Syria

Syrian filmmaker killed in Aleppo: opposition

A young filmmaker has been killed while shooting a video in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

# civil-war - Monday 27 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie A butcher, a barber and a policeman: meet Syria's rebels Civil War This post contains images

A butcher, a barber and a policeman: meet Syria's rebels

Butchers, barbers and students are now getting used to guns, tanks and warfare.

# civil-war - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie US will intervene in Syrian crisis - but only if Assad uses chemical weapons Syria

US will intervene in Syrian crisis - but only if Assad uses chemical weapons

President Obama says the issue of Syrian WMDs is two-fold, raising fears that chemical or biological weapons may fall into the hands of anti-Israeli extremists.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria Civil War

Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria

Mika Yamamoto’s father, who was also a journalist, said reports of her death were “too much to bear”.

# civil-war - Friday 10 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Seán Crowe says Syrian conflict "can be resolved" Syrian Crisis

Seán Crowe says Syrian conflict "can be resolved"

The Sinn Féin TD met with a representative of a main Christian community in Syria yesterday, who said the conflict as not simple as it is being portrayed by elements of international media.

# civil-war - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria: President appears on television, vows to crush rebellion Syria

Syria: President appears on television, vows to crush rebellion

“The Syrian people and their government are determined to purge the country of terrorists and to fight the terrorists without respite,” Assad said in a televised address.

# civil-war - Monday 6 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syrian Prime Minister defects to Jordan Syria

Syrian Prime Minister defects to Jordan

State-run television in Syria says Riad Hijab has been sacked but opposition sources say he has fled to Jordan.

# civil-war - Sunday 5 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO Civil War

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO

The fighter jets have repeatedly hit areas held by the rebels in two districts of the city today.

# civil-war - Friday 3 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Mortars kill at least 20 in Damascus refugee camp Syria

Mortars kill at least 20 in Damascus refugee camp

At least 20 people have been killed after mortars rained down on a crowed Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital

# civil-war - Sunday 22 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo Death Toll This post contains images

Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo

Rebels have launched an operation to ‘liberate’ Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. Both sides are claiming territorial gains.

# civil-war - Monday 16 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The progression in world views on Syria's conflict Syria

The progression in world views on Syria's conflict

Take a look at how the views of world leaders progressed since the start of the Syrian protests.

From TheJournal.ie Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates Syria

Civil war declared in Syria as fighting escalates

Meanwhile, the UN is pressing China and Russia to back tougher action against Bashar Assad.

# civil-war - Sunday 8 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Interview: ‘I just survived’ – ex-Beirut hostage John McCarthy on his ordeal Read Me

Interview: ‘I just survived’ – ex-Beirut hostage John McCarthy on his ordeal

John McCarthy, released from a Beirut cell 21 years ago, has written a new book. He spoke to TheJournal.ie about captivity, celebrity… and Martin McGuinness.

# civil-war - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Read Me: ‘They wiped up the blood’ – first-hand stories from the battle for independence Read Me

Read Me: ‘They wiped up the blood’ – first-hand stories from the battle for independence

Raiding the British barracks, and the brutal killing of prisoners – men recall fighting in the wars that shaped Ireland.

# civil-war - Friday 15 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Russia 'not supplying' attack helicopters to Syria - Ministry Allies

Russia 'not supplying' attack helicopters to Syria - Ministry

Hillary Clinton had said she believed that there were attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria – something Russia denies.

# civil-war - Sunday 10 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syrian troops renew shelling of Homs, 38 killed Syria

Syrian troops renew shelling of Homs, 38 killed

Women and children have been sheltering in basements for days, according to activists.

# civil-war - Friday 8 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie UN: 'Out of control' Syria on the brink of civil war Syria

UN: 'Out of control' Syria on the brink of civil war

UN envoy Kofi Annan believes the time has come for regional and international pressure on Bashar Assad.

# civil-war - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Which side were you on in the Saipan debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which side were you on in the Saipan debate?

It’s ten years to the day since Roy Keane was sent home from the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup training camp.

# civil-war - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Pot shots: Delaney tells Keane 'get over yourself'

The FAI chief claims that Roy Keane’s jibes are self-serving and the former captain would be better off if he just ‘let it go.’

# civil-war - Monday 16 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll Big Fella

Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll

The man who led the United States to independence trumps the Corkonian rebel leader in a poll of British academics.

# civil-war - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain? Big Fella This post contains images

Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?

Online poll puts War of Independence revolutionary ahead of Rommel, Napoleon and George Washington in ‘Britain’s Greatest Foes’ list… but behind the founder of modern Turkey.

# civil-war - Friday 2 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie China and Russia join the West in criticising Syria Arab Spring

China and Russia join the West in criticising Syria

The 15 members of the UN Security Council have condemned Syria for not allowing the head of humanitarian aid for the UN visit the country.

# civil-war - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria Arab Spring

UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria

A top UN official has said that over 7500 people have died so far in the ongoing violence.

# civil-war - Monday 27 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka Civil War

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka

The former president said today that possible crimes against humanity cannot simply be ignored.