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# gaza strip

Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Israel troops kill Palestinian in West Bank raid
Israeli soldiers were raiding Aqabat Jaber refugee camp near Jericho to carry out arrests.
This month
September 2023
Micheál Martin: Calling Israel an apartheid state 'doesn't add a whole lot' to peace process
The Tánaiste visited the occupied West Bank today.
This year
28 Palestinians and one Israeli killed as violence escalates
The strikes follow rockets fired from Gaza the previous day.
Last year
Five-year-old girl among dead as Israel kills senior militant in strikes on Gaza
It comes four days after Israel closed its two border crossings with Gaza and restricted the movement of Israeli civilians living near the frontier.
All time
Israel says it has recaptured four of six fugitive Palestinians
The six Palestinians tunnelled out of the Gilboa prison on Monday.
Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?
As Israel sees a change in leaders, Hannah McCarthy looks at the history of settlements and the controversy surrounding them.
Israel strikes in Gaza in first attack since May fighting
Isreal said the attack was in retaliation for incendiary balloons launched from the territory.
Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds
Thousands of displaced Gazans have started going back to their homes to check for damage, while Israelis returned to normal life.
Israeli police have used sound bombs against Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, where clashes first broke out 11 days ago.
Celebrations were heard on Gaza streets in the minutes after the truce began, while in the occupied West Bank, joyful crowds took to the streets.
World leaders have welcomed the deal, with some pushing for more direct negotiation between Israel and Hamas
Mike Murphy: I witnessed first-hand the daily humiliation of Palestinians - we cannot remain silent
Israeli military escalates operation in Gaza but clarifies 'ground assault' announcement
Despite global alarm and diplomatic efforts to de-escalate Gaza hostilities, hundreds of rockets again tore through the skies.
Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza
The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.
Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike
The Palestinian health ministry said that the Abu Malhous family was killed in the Israeli air strike earlier this week.
Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers
The police officers died at checkpoints last night.
Ceasefire in place after more than 20 killed in violence between Gaza and Israel
At least 23 Palestinians and four Israelis have been killed.
3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border
Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.
Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip
The property was located in around 20km north of Tel Aviv.
Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel
Eight others were sentenced to hard labour ranging from six to 15 years.
Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today
Ten people, chosen from 148 nominations, are set to be honoured by President Higgins today.
RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.
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.
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.
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 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.
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”.
Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian
The Israeli military confirmed the authenticity of the video today.
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.
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”.
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.
Senators have agreed to recognise Palestine as an independent state
The Seanad is now calling on the Dáil to do the same.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
More Palestinians killed as Obama offers to help broker Israeli peace deal
President Obama said the US would “facilitate a cessation of hostilities”.
Israeli air strikes kill 20 more people in Gaza
The deaths bring to 70 the number of Palestinians killed since Tuesday.
28 dead as Israel pounds Gaza Strip
The death toll has risen since Israel began air strikes on the region.