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November 2023
Israel-Hamas ceasefire expected tomorrow, but release of 50 hostages won't begin before Friday
Hamas will free 50 of its roughly 240 hostages under the ceasefire agreement.
It is believed Irish-Israeli, 9-year-old Emily Hand is among the hostages in Gaza.
Hamas welcomed the "humanitarian truce" and said it would see 150 Palestinians released from Israeli jails.
The Israel national security adviser tonight said that there will be no hostage releases before Friday.
From the West Bank: 'Settler violence and military restrictions strangle Palestinian life'
Negotiations for truce agreement 'at final stage' as Israel PM says deal is 'right decision'
This year
Collective punishment in Gaza: 'An old and familiar tactic, on a new and devastating scale'
Professor Shane Darcy looks at the meaning of collective punishment as an instrument of war and asks if this is what is now happening in Gaza.
Biden questioned over classified documents found at his home and former office
The US president voluntarily gave the interview on Sunday and Monday.
Zelenskyy wins Biden support vow but faces US skeptics
Zelenskyy huddled with members of Congress before stopping at the Pentagon and the White House today.
Biden warns against appeasing Russia as Zelensky takes UN stage
The US President said the United Nations must take a stand against Russia’s “naked aggression”.
'I get it': President Biden, 80, answers questions about his age
Opinion polls show American voters have concerns about Biden’s age.
Larry Donnelly: Could Elvis’s cousin, a Democrat, be Mississippi’s next governor?
Our columnist looks at Elvis’ cousin who’s running in Mississippi and could prove to be a dark horse.
Top House Republican gives go-ahead for impeachment investigation into Joe Biden
Kevin McCarthy has been under pressure from the right-wing of the party to open the inquiry.
Larry Donnelly: If we had no Trump or Biden for 2024 - who would the potential candidates be?
Our columnist says despite the expected rerun of the 2020 elections with Biden and Trump, it’s worth asking if there are any alternatives.
Joe Biden’s dog bit Secret Service officers 10 times in four months
The White House and the Secret Service appeared to play down the situation today.
Biden takes tea and talks climate with Britain's King Charles III during brief UK visit
The US president also met with British prime minister Rishi Sunak ahead of a Nato leaders’ summit.
Biden vows to fight Republicans' 'extreme' anti-abortion agenda
20 states, mostly in the South and Midwest, have prohibited abortion outright or severely restricted access.
Biden voices confidence he will meet Xi Jinping soon despite 'dictators' jab
US President Joe Biden rejected “this theory that the relationship with China is collapsing”
Biden: No easy path for Ukraine to join NATO alliance
The comments come before NATO leaders are set to meet in Lithuania next month.
Woman who accused Joe Biden of sexual assault asks for Russian citizenship
Tara Reade, who worked for Biden in 1993, said she wanted to stay in Russia and believed she was in physical danger.
Biden to meet Republican leader over US debt ceilng
Anxiety was mounting in Washington today ahead of the 1 June deadline for Congress to authorize more borrowing.
Biden says North Korea using nuclear weapons would cause the 'end' of its regime
South Korean leader Yoon Suk Yeol agreed to increase his country’s cooperation with the US during a visit to Washington.
Larry Donnelly: Biden declares and Tucker Carlson leaves Fox News - it's all happening in the US
Our columnist looks at Biden announcing his bid for a second term and Tucker Carlson leaving Fox News.
Biden shrugs off age concerns after announcing re-election bid, saying 'I feel good'
Speaking to reporters at the White House, he also stressed he knows Trump well and “the danger he presents to our democracy”.
'Stay tuned': US President Joe Biden expected to announce bid for second term tomorrow
Multiple US media reports, citing unnamed sources, say the move will come early tomorrow in a video address.
Joe Biden could announce bid for second term as early as next week, US media reports
Meanwhile, Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder announced he is running for the Republican presidential nomination.
Poll: Did you watch much of the Biden visit?
The US president is still talking about Ireland back in his home state of Delaware.
Biden delivers homecoming speech in Ballina as Ireland trip comes to a close
The US President is due to travel home to Delaware this evening.
Traffic restrictions in place in Co Mayo, including at hospital, as Biden spends day in county
Anyone attending appointments at Mayo University Hospital today are being asked to arrive early.
Biden ends busy day, including Oireachtas address, with Dublin Castle banquet
The US President brought a busy day of engagements to a close with a banquet in Dublin Castle.
'Well Mom, you said it would happen': Biden says Oireachtas address one of his greatest honours
The US president touched on his Irish roots, Northern Ireland and that ‘All Blacks’ gaffe remark.
What roads will be closed in Dublin as Biden spends day in capital?
Members of the public travelling in the affected areas are being asked to plan their journeys ahead of time.
Joe Biden meets and greets in Dundalk while reminiscing on Co Louth ancestry
Over the coming days, Biden will meet Irish political leaders before making his way to Mayo.
What roads will be closed as Biden attends his first events in the Republic?
Phoenix Park will be closed to all access, traffic and pedestrians, from 5pm today until 5pm tomorrow.
Trump slams Biden for visiting Ireland while 'the world is exploding'
‘You can end up in a third world war and this guy’s gonna be in Ireland,’ the former president said.
Brian Rowan: The magic of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 was how a firm 'no' became 'yes'
The former BBC correspondent says the peace process needs the British and Irish Governments again, it needs strong leadership.
White House blames Trump and massive intel failure for botched Afghanistan exit
US intelligence services admit they had failed to understand the strength of the Taliban and the weakness of the Afghan government’s forces
Dáil may be recalled if Biden wishes to address Oireachtas, Tánaiste indicates
Biden is expected to arrive in Belfast next Tuesday and travel to locations around Ireland before departing on 15 April.
Opinion: Biden knows the value of his visit to Ireland in the wake of Brexit and Trump
Peter Flanagan looks at the shifting sands in the relationship between the US, UK and Ireland ahead of Biden’s visit.
Larry Donnelly: This indictment won’t solve the Trump conundrum
Our columnist looks at the possible outcomes as the former US president is indicted over hush money payments to Stormy Daniels.
Biden and von der Leyen united in support for Ukraine, but tensions swirl over trade dispute
Meeting today at the White House, the two leaders also discussed a trade dispute that is raising tensions.
Skin lesion removed from Joe Biden’s chest was cancerous, doctor says
White House doctor Kevin O’Connor that no further treatment was required.
Joe Biden hails Protocol deal as 'essential step' in protecting Good Friday Agreement
The US president has long taken a close interest in the peace process in Northern Ireland.
Larry Donnelly: One year on, Biden walks a tightrope on Ukraine
Our columnist looks at Joe Biden’s visit to Kyiv this week and his challenges maintaining support for Ukraine at home.
Tom Clonan: 'Putin's aggression is going nowhere as this war reaches its first anniversary'
The security analyst says Putin’s back is to the wall and the global community must redouble efforts to bring an end to this war.