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# Ceasefire

More than 30,000 people have been killed in Gaza since 7 October, health ministry says
Mediators say a truce deal between Israel and Hamas could be just days away.
Aid agencies have raised serious concerns of a looming famine in Gaza's north.
Negotiators are hoping a truce can begin by the start of Ramadan in March.
However, a senior Hamas official told Al Jazeera that there is still a long way to go because an agreement could be reached.
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January 2024
Dublin ladies football team call for ceasefire in Gaza before league opener
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2023
UN Security Council passes resolution for acceleration of aid into Gaza after days of negotiations
It comes after the UN warned that the entire population of Gaza faces “an imminent risk of famine”.
Several European foreign ministers urge ceasefire but Netanyahu is ‘committed as ever’ to war
Israeli hostage allegedly killed in Gaza amid failed rescue operation
Israel and Hamas agree to a day-long extension to ceasefire as eight more hostages are released
Hamas has freed 102 hostages over the last week while Israel has freed 210 Palestinian prisoners.
Hamas claimed last night that Israel initially refused to extend the truce.
Mediators and negotiators struck the deal this morning, minutes before the ceasefire was due to end.
Mediators working to extend truce as Israel army investigates Hamas report of baby hostage death
A source close to Hamas has said it is willing to extend the truce for four days and release more Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners.
Israel today said it is investigating a report that a 10-month-old baby hostage, his four-year-old brother and their mother had all been killed in Gaza.
A Hamas source has said the Palestinian militant group is not satisfied with Israel's proposals for another extension.
More hostages to be released as extended truce between Israel and Hamas enters fifth day
50 Israeli hostages have been released under the truce, in exchange for 150 Palestinian prisoners, with another 19 hostages freed under separate agreements.
While Israel views the truce as temporary, it is facing increasing pressure for a more lasting ceasefire and the ramp-up of humanitarian aid to Gaza.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit the Middle East this week, where he will stress the need to secure the release of all hostages.
Hamas releases 17 more hostages as 39 Palestinian prisoners freed
13 Israeli hostages to be freed 'tonight' for 39 Palestinians, mediator says
Hamas frees first group of hostages as Gaza truce takes hold
Israel-Hamas ceasefire to begin tomorrow morning, Qatar says
It is not clear if Irish-Israeli nine-year-old Emily Hand will be among the hostages released tomorrow
Families of hostages held by Hamas in Gaza and of Palestinians detained by Israel were forced to wait an extra day
The truce had been put back over "the names of the Israeli hostages and the modalities of their release", according to a Palestinian official
Israel-Hamas ceasefire expected tomorrow, but release of 50 hostages won't begin before Friday
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.
Bobby McDonagh on Israel/Gaza: 'Peace requires both sides to accept that they can never win'
Keir Starmer rejects internal pressure to call for Gaza ceasefire as car is mobbed by protesters
Varadkar fears if EU reaches position to call for ceasefire it will be 'after a lot more people have died'
Armenia says Azerbaijan firing on border positions despite claim of ending clash with separatists
Fighting in Sudan has displaced more than 1.3 million people, says UN
Battles rage in capital just hours after Sudan factions agree to ceasefire
Air raids batter Sudanese capital ahead of first direct talks between warring sides
Close to 90 Irish citizens evacuated from Sudan as fears mount for current ceasefire
Tánaiste Michéal Martin has thanked "our international partners for continued support" in so far evacuating 88 Irish citizens.
Irish Embassies in Jordan, Egypt, and Cyprus are providing consular assistance to people arriving into these countries.
The British evacuation mission from Sudan has lifted 301 people to safety over four flights.
More than 70 Irish citizens evacuated from Sudan as sporadic gunfire dents 72-hour ceasefire
Sudan's army and paramilitary rival announce fresh ceasefire after failed truce a day earlier
Putin orders 36-hour ceasefire for Orthodox Christmas in Ukraine, Kyiv brands move as 'hypocrisy'
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Fifa appeals for ceasefire in Ukraine during World Cup
Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants holds overnight
'Time to move on' from Sabina Higgins letter controversy, says Taoiseach
UN says Yemen’s warring sides agree to renew existing truce for two months
Ukraine says Mariupol evacuation delayed by Russian ceasefire violations
Decommissioning demands during first IRA ceasefire ‘were pointless’
Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem
UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives
Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds
Biden tells Israel's Netanyahu he expects 'significant de-escalation' in Gaza conflict
Azerbaijan and Armenia report shelling of cities despite ceasefire
Both Armenia and Azerbaijan claim the other side violated today's ceasefire as tensions simmer
Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike
US to lift sanctions on Turkey after successful ceasefire
Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, Pence says