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#gaza strip

# gaza-strip - Sunday 30 September, 2018

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision

Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.

# gaza-strip - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees

Mahmoud Abbas met President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney today.

# gaza-strip - Saturday 21 July, 2018

After Israeli strikes on Gaza following soldier's death, a ceasefire is holding steady

Israel did not confirm the ceasefire, which supposedly came into effect at midnight.

# gaza-strip - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador? Gaza Strip This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador?

Mary Lou McDonald has said that the Israeli Ambassador should “pack his bags and go” after recent deaths in the Gaza Strip.

# gaza-strip - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Gaza killings: Sinn Féin says Israeli ambassador should 'pack his bags' and be expelled

59 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem.

# gaza-strip - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

# gaza-strip - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian

The Israeli military confirmed the authenticity of the video today.

# gaza-strip - Friday 6 April, 2018

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

# gaza-strip - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Israel warns of 'retaliatory steps' as Palestine signs up to International Criminal Court

Benjamin Netanyahu called Israel’s soldiers “the most moral army in the world”.

# gaza-strip - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after bomb kills 30 soldiers

The bombing was carried out by a suspected jihadist who rammed a checkpoint with his explosives-packed vehicle.

# gaza-strip - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Senators have agreed to recognise Palestine as an independent state

The Seanad is now calling on the Dáil to do the same.

# gaza-strip - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

"Over 100" Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza

Around 60 airstrikes have been carried out by Israeli forces today. The US says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked for fresh help brokering a ceasefire.

This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike

Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.

# gaza-strip - Monday 28 July, 2014

Three more children have been killed in Israeli raids on Gaza tonight

Eight children were killed earlier when a missile slammed into a public playground at a refugee camp.

# gaza-strip - Monday 21 July, 2014

Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza

The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.

# gaza-strip - Friday 18 July, 2014

Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.

19, including Israeli soldier, killed in Gaza overnight

The Israeli soldier is the second Israeli to die in the fighting, while 260 Palestinians have been killed.

# gaza-strip - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Four children killed by gunfire had 'gone to the beach to get away from shelling'

Israel has agreed to a five hour ceasefire, at least 220 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza.

# gaza-strip - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

The Dublin Embassy of Israel says the country has a right to defend its citizens

Earlier today Israel accepted the Egyptian peace deal while Hamas rejected it.

# gaza-strip - Saturday 12 July, 2014

'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.

# gaza-strip - Friday 11 July, 2014

More Palestinians killed as Obama offers to help broker Israeli peace deal

President Obama said the US would “facilitate a cessation of hostilities”.

# gaza-strip - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Israeli air strikes kill 20 more people in Gaza

The deaths bring to 70 the number of Palestinians killed since Tuesday.

# gaza-strip - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

28 dead as Israel pounds Gaza Strip

The death toll has risen since Israel began air strikes on the region.

# gaza-strip - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Israel approves call-up of 40,000 reservists for potential Gaza assault

Air strikes by the Israeli military are continuing today, leaving scores injured.

# gaza-strip - Monday 9 September, 2013

‘It’s not a new photo’: Sinn Féin on picture of Chris Andrews with Bashar al-Assad

The photo of the party’s newest member was taken when the former Fianna Fáil TD visited Syria in 2009 and has re-emerged online in recent days.

# gaza-strip - Friday 5 April, 2013

UN suspends food distribution to 25,000 Palestinian refugees

The decision was made after demonstrators angry at aid cuts stormed a UN depot.

# gaza-strip - Friday 21 December, 2012

Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State United States This post contains videos

Former presidential candidate John Kerry to be new US Secretary of State

The veteran Democratic senator will succeed Hillary Clinton in the new year provided he is confirmed by his colleagues in the senate.

# gaza-strip - Friday 30 November, 2012

UN vote on Palestine should see 'substantive peace negotiations' - Tánaiste

The general assembly last night voted overwhelmingly to give Palestine non-member observer state status.

# gaza-strip - Monday 26 November, 2012

Israel's defence minister Ehud Barak says he's quitting politics

There had been rumours that Barak planned to form a new political party but he has now announced his intention to leave politics altogether.

# gaza-strip - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Explainer: How Israel developed its 'Iron Dome' rocket defence system

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system has been used heavily over the last week. Here’s the story behind it…

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# gaza-strip - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Gaza conflict: Fighting rages amid continued efforts to reach peace deal

Israel is pushing for a long-term solution to the crisis as attacks on both sides of the Gaza border continued overnight.

# gaza-strip - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

PHOTOS: Israeli soldiers wait at Gaza Strip 'staging area' Gaza This post contains images

PHOTOS: Israeli soldiers wait at Gaza Strip 'staging area'

The images, taken earlier this morning, show soldiers asleep on military tanks, reading holy books and doing other everyday tasks such as brushing their teeth.

# gaza-strip - Monday 19 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# gaza-strip - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Israel ready to 'significantly expand' Gaza operation

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning that Israel is “extracting a heavy price from Hamas and the terror organisations”.

# gaza-strip - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Senior Hamas military commander killed by Israeli air strike

Israeli said the death of Ahmed Jabari was the beginning of an operation to target militant groups throughout the Gaza Strip.

# gaza-strip - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# gaza-strip - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Six dead as Egypt army presses Sinai drive: witnesses

The Egyptian military sent more tanks and armoured vehicles to Sinai in an unprecedented campaign to capture or kill Islamic militants behind an attack on an army outpost that killed 16 soldiers on in early August.

# gaza-strip - Monday 2 April, 2012

Hunger strike prisoner deported to Gaza Strip

Palestinian woman Hana Shalabi was on hunger strike for 43 days to protest against Israel’s policy of “administrative detention”. She must remain in the Gaza Strip for three years.

# gaza-strip - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Ceasefire: Israel and Palestine halt strikes after four days of violence

Violence flared last week after Israel killed a militant commander in Gaza. In response, Palestinians fired rockets into areas along the border.

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