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# gaza-strip - Friday 18 June, 2021

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 8:32 AM 12,598 Views 15 Comments

As Israel sees a change in leaders, Hannah McCarthy looks at the history of settlements and the controversy surrounding them.

# gaza-strip - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Israel strikes in Gaza in first attack since May fighting
# Flare Up
# Flare Up

Israel strikes in Gaza in first attack since May fighting

Jun 16th 2021, 7:03 AM 12,583 Views 40 Comments

Isreal said the attack was in retaliation for incendiary balloons launched from the territory.

# gaza-strip - Friday 21 May, 2021

Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds

Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds

Updated May 21st 2021, 8:19 PM 24,569 Views 54 Comments
  • 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

# gaza-strip - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Israeli military escalates operation in Gaza but clarifies 'ground assault' announcement
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli military escalates operation in Gaza but clarifies 'ground assault' announcement

Updated May 13th 2021, 10:57 PM 52,081 Views 141 Comments

Despite global alarm and diplomatic efforts to de-escalate Gaza hostilities, hundreds of rockets again tore through the skies.

# gaza-strip - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza

Updated May 11th 2021, 6:55 PM 59,729 Views 96 Comments

The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.

# gaza-strip - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike

Nov 14th 2019, 7:08 AM 6,474 Views 33 Comments

The Palestinian health ministry said that the Abu Malhous family was killed in the Israeli air strike earlier this week.

# gaza-strip - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers
# Palestine
# Palestine

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers

Aug 28th 2019, 7:16 AM 9,818 Views 23 Comments

The police officers died at checkpoints last night.

# gaza-strip - Monday 6 May, 2019

Ceasefire in place after more than 20 killed in violence between Gaza and Israel
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Ceasefire in place after more than 20 killed in violence between Gaza and Israel

May 6th 2019, 9:35 AM 10,792 Views 60 Comments

At least 23 Palestinians and four Israelis have been killed.

# gaza-strip - Saturday 30 March, 2019

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border
# Conflict
# Conflict

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border

Mar 30th 2019, 6:08 PM 8,381 Views 43 Comments

Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.

# gaza-strip - Monday 25 March, 2019

Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip

Mar 25th 2019, 8:41 AM 9,335 Views 109 Comments

The property was located in around 20km north of Tel Aviv.

# gaza-strip - Monday 3 December, 2018

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel
# Conflict
# Conflict

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel

Dec 3rd 2018, 3:06 PM 19,981 Views 72 Comments

Eight others were sentenced to hard labour ranging from six to 15 years.

# gaza-strip - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today

Nov 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,569 Views 5 Comments

Ten people, chosen from 148 nominations, are set to be honoured by President Higgins today.

# gaza-strip - Sunday 30 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 30th 2018, 4:00 PM 37,345 Views 124 Comments

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 Visit
# Mahmoud Abbas Visit

Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees

Updated Sep 22nd 2018, 5:30 PM 30,562 Views 151 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

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

Jul 21st 2018, 9:37 AM 5,792 Views 68 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador?

May 16th 2018, 9:27 AM 122,267 Views 425 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

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

May 15th 2018, 1:45 PM 31,568 Views 315 Comments

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
# Protests
# Protests

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

May 14th 2018, 10:35 PM 42,918 Views 296 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

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

Apr 10th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,931 Views 97 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

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

Apr 6th 2018, 5:15 PM 18,147 Views 160 Comments

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
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

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

Dec 31st 2014, 8:25 PM 13,970 Views 47 Comments

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
# Attack
# Attack

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

Oct 25th 2014, 7:16 AM 5,620 Views 7 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Senators have agreed to recognise Palestine as an independent state

Oct 22nd 2014, 5:00 PM 14,297 Views 112 Comments

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
# Bombardment
# Bombardment

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

Jul 29th 2014, 7:40 PM 10,577 Views 180 Comments

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
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

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

Jul 29th 2014, 7:36 AM 7,930 Views 24 Comments

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
# Heavy Shelling
# Heavy Shelling

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

Jul 28th 2014, 8:47 PM 10,159 Views 144 Comments

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
# Viable Ceasefire
# Viable Ceasefire

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

Jul 21st 2014, 11:10 AM 6,835 Views 162 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

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

Jul 18th 2014, 10:55 PM 12,671 Views 147 Comments

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
# Fighting
# Fighting

19, including Israeli soldier, killed in Gaza overnight

Jul 18th 2014, 7:14 AM 7,411 Views 265 Comments

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'
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

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

Jul 16th 2014, 10:19 PM 20,709 Views 250 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

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

Jul 15th 2014, 4:38 PM 10,409 Views 237 Comments

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
# March
# March

'We want justice' chants at Dublin Gaza rally, as conflict death toll tops 125

Jul 12th 2014, 7:38 PM 17,541 Views 372 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

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

Jul 11th 2014, 7:44 AM 5,565 Views 207 Comments

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
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

Israeli air strikes kill 20 more people in Gaza

Jul 10th 2014, 7:21 AM 5,697 Views 236 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

28 dead as Israel pounds Gaza Strip

Jul 9th 2014, 7:14 AM 6,682 Views 279 Comments

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
# Hamas
# Hamas

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

Jul 8th 2014, 4:52 PM 6,861 Views 173 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Sep 9th 2013, 7:31 AM 11,815 Views 120 Comments

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
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

UN suspends food distribution to 25,000 Palestinian refugees

Apr 5th 2013, 7:53 AM 4,821 Views 83 Comments

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
# United States

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

Dec 21st 2012, 8:03 PM 6,265 Views 9 Comments

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
# Palestine
# Palestine

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

Nov 30th 2012, 10:47 AM 2,957 Views 24 Comments

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

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