Showing posts with label ceasefire. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ceasefire. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Gaza ceasefire holds after deadly strikes on Friday

Gaza ceasefire holds after deadly strikes
Hamas has said a truce has been agreed with Israel in Gaza, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the border.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Hamas says ceasefire with Israel reached to end Gaza violence

Hamas says ceasefire with Israel reached
Hamas said Saturday it had reached a ceasefire with Israel brokered by Egypt after a wave of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip and dozens of rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Thousands return home as ceasefire brings pause to clashes in southwest Syria

Thousands return home
Thousands of displaced people have returned to their homes in southwest Syria after fruitful negotiations brought about a pause in hostilities following a weeks-long government offensive aimed at regaining the territory from armed opposition/terrorists, a United Kingdom-based watchdog said Saturday.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Afghan government resumes offensive against Taliban after ceasefire ends

Afghan government resumes offensive against Talibans
The Afghanistan president announced security forces would resume operations against the Taliban after the government's ceasefire, which began on Jun. 12, ended on Saturday.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Afghanistan extends ceasefire with Taliban; UN urges both sides to work towards lasting peace

Afghanistan extends ceasefire with Taliban
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the UN mission in Afghanistan welcomed on Saturday the Afghan Government’s extension of the unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban, amid an outpouring of support for the truce from war-weary people all across the country.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

‘Israel will make Hamas pay:’ Intelligence minister denies Gaza ceasefire

Israel will make Hamas pay
Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz on Wednesday denied a ceasefire had been reached after the worst armed flare-up between his country and militant groups in Gaza since a 2014 war.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Colombia's gov't, ELN rebels to resume peace talks in Cuba

National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas
Colombia's government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas will resume peace talks in Cuba next week, the two sides announced on Saturday.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Russian Defense Ministry accuses US of ignoring UNSC resolution on Syrian ceasefire

US  ignoring UNSC resolution on Syrian ceasefire
It is Washington and not Moscow that has been ignoring the United Nations Security Council Resolution on the Syrian ceasefire, the Russian Defense Ministry said, commenting on a statement made by White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Turkey: US Uses Double Standards, Interpreting UNSC Syria Resolution

US Uses Double Standards
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said Thursday that the United States applies double standards suggesting Turkey to read the UN Security Council resolution on the Syrian truce in the light of Ankara’s operation in Afrin, it is Washington that should read the document.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Turkish Army Enters Strategic Region in Afrin in violation of UNSC resolution no. 2401

Turkish Army Enters Strategic Region in Afrin
The Turkish army and its affiliated militants continued Operation Olive Branch in Northern Syria, entering the strategic region of Jandaris in Afrin.

Chinese envoy calls for implementation of Security Council resolution on Syria truce

United Nations Ma Zhaoxu
Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations Ma Zhaoxu on Saturday called for the full implementation of the just adopted Security Council resolution that demands a 30-day cease-fire in Syria.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Syria: Resolution should be applied to the entirety of Syrian territory, including Afrin, and areas occupied by US forces

Syria’s Permanent Representative at the UN Bashar al-Jaafari said that ending the suffering of Syrians doesn’t require showboating sessions or forming UN committees; it only requires applying the 30 resolutions issued by the UN.

US Coalition Should Stop 'Occupation' Actions in Syria : Russian Envoy to UN

US Coalition Should Stop 'Occupation' Actions in Syria
Russian envoy to the United Nations called on the United States to stop the "occupation" actions, to let the Syrian government recover peaceful life on the territories, freed of terrorists.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Draft resolution on ceasefire in Syria fails to pass in UNSC

Draft resolution on ceasefire in Syria fails to pass
The United Nations Security Council held discussions Thursday on the situation in Syria's conflicting enclave of Eastern Ghouta, but failed to agree on a resolution calling for a 30-day ceasfire in the war-torn country.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Putin, Merkel Agree to Try to Return Russian Observers to East Ukraine

Russian Observers
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone on Thursday and agreed to work to try to create the conditions to allow Russian ceasefire observers to return to east Ukraine, the Kremlin and Berlin said.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Iraqi government, Kurds agree to temporary ceasefire northwest of Mosul

ceasefire northwest of Mosul
The Iraqi government forces and Kurdistan's Peshmerga forces have agreed to a temporary ceasefire in a town located northwest of the northern city of Mosul, following nearly two weeks of fighting, a security official told EFE on Friday.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Colombia President Signs Ceasefire Deal With ELN Rebels for 1st Time in History

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos
A deal signed on Friday by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos marks a significant milestone in efforts to end political violence in South America as it is the first ceasefire with the National Liberation Army guerrilla group in the history of its insurgency.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Pakistan summons Indian envoy after six civilians died in cross-border firing

pakistan india borders
Pakistan on Friday summoned the Indian high commissioner and strongly condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian forces, which killed six civilians and injured 26 others, the Foreign Ministry said.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Arsal: Hezbollah, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham agree ceasefire

Syria-Lebanon border
Fighting between Lebanon's Hezbollah movement and a former al-Qaeda affiliate on the Syria-Lebanon border halted on Thursday after a ceasefire was reached, Lebanese media and Hezbollah outlets reported.

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