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More than 1,000 Palestinians and 45 Israelis have died in three weeks of fighting in the Gaza Strip. Both sides have observed brief ceasefires and are coming under increasing pressure to bring the fighting to a permanent end. An emergency session of the United Nations has backed a statement calling for a truce over the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr and beyond. Both the Palestinian and Israeli envoys to the UN criticised the statement, for different reasons. Meanwhile Hamas rocket fire and Israeli military operations continue. Patrick Bury and Hazhir Timourian, both commentators on the Middle East, spoke to Keelin ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0728/633522-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-28-july-2014/?clipid=1639100
Yesterday was the deadliest day of conflict since Israel started its offensive on the Gaza strip two weeks ago. 13 Israeli soldiers and more than 100 Palestinians were killed. Many of the Palestinian dead were civilians, with emergency wards in Gaza filling up with women and children. The Israeli justification for these attacks was outlined last night by Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner. Sean was joined by Patrick Bury, security analyst and former captain In the British Army.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0721/632093-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-21-july-2014/?clipid=1634264
Radical Islamists are leaving a trail of death and destruction in Iraq having over-run several major cities. Iraqi soldiers fled leaving uniforms and weapons behind as the al-Quaeda linked organization known as ISIL pressed home their attacks and moved toward Baghdad. The United Nations Security Council said the humanitarian situation around Mosul, from where up to 500,000 people have fled, was "dire and... worsening by the moment". Joining Sean was Patrick Bury, Security Analyst and former British Army officer who served in Afghanistan.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0613/623556-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-13-june-2014/?clipid=1599830
Giles Martin in conversation with Cathal Murray - Grammy Award winning record producer, musician, composer and ...