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# gaza - 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 12,591 Views 15 Comments

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

# gaza - Monday 31 May, 2021

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem

May 31st 2021, 6:44 PM 10,767 Views 65 Comments

Israel and Hamas fought an 11-day war earlier this month that killed more than 250 people.

# gaza - Thursday 27 May, 2021

UN human rights body orders probe of 'systematic' abuses in Israel, Palestinian areas
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN human rights body orders probe of 'systematic' abuses in Israel, Palestinian areas

May 27th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,324 Views 21 Comments

The resolution will spur an unprecedented level of scrutiny on abuses and their “root causes” in the decades-long conflict.

# gaza - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is there a role for international peacekeepers in Gaza?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is there a role for international peacekeepers in Gaza?

May 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,673 Views 29 Comments

Civilians who have survived the latest round of violence deserve better, writes Lee.

# gaza - Sunday 23 May, 2021

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
# Gaza
# Gaza

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire

May 23rd 2021, 11:57 AM 5,477 Views 9 Comments

Members have also stressed “the immediate need for humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian civilian population”.

# gaza - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives
# Palestine
# Palestine

Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives

May 22nd 2021, 9:07 AM 6,573 Views 15 Comments

International focus has turned to the reconstruction of the bomb-shattered Gaza Strip.

# gaza - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire to end 11 days of heavy violence
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire to end 11 days of heavy violence

Updated May 20th 2021, 10:10 PM 17,378 Views 35 Comments

The agreement would close the heaviest round of fighting between the bitter enemies since a 50-day war in 2014.

A mother in Gaza: 'When we hear an explosion, I tell my daughter it's just loud, but not near. I know this could be a lie'
# Opinion
# Opinion

A mother in Gaza: 'When we hear an explosion, I tell my daughter it's just loud, but not near. I know this could be a lie'

May 20th 2021, 7:58 PM 13,450 Views 7 Comments

Rana Abdallah says the people of Gaza just want their children to live in peace.

Greens discuss councillors' call to support Occupied Territories Bill as Coveney says Ireland will continue to speak up
# Gaza
# Gaza

Greens discuss councillors' call to support Occupied Territories Bill as Coveney says Ireland will continue to speak up

May 20th 2021, 6:15 PM 11,486 Views 25 Comments

A group of Green Party councillors have called on their Dáil colleagues to support a boycott on goods from occupied Israeli territories.

Hope of a breakthrough after stand-off at UN; Israel targets six Hamas leaders
# United Nations
# United Nations

Hope of a breakthrough after stand-off at UN; Israel targets six Hamas leaders

May 20th 2021, 7:44 AM 10,280 Views 41 Comments

Following a stand-off between the US and France, reports are emerging that a UN agreement may have been reached.

# gaza - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Ireland to provide €1.5 million in emergency support for people in Gaza Strip
# Palestine
# Palestine

Ireland to provide €1.5 million in emergency support for people in Gaza Strip

May 19th 2021, 10:35 PM 19,183 Views 26 Comments

At least 227 Palestinians have been killed in the latest round of conflict between Israel and Hamas.

Biden tells Israel's Netanyahu he expects 'significant de-escalation' in Gaza conflict
# Palestine
# Palestine

Biden tells Israel's Netanyahu he expects 'significant de-escalation' in Gaza conflict

Updated May 19th 2021, 8:20 PM 17,203 Views 39 Comments

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier today issued a tough threat against Hamas.

Opinion: The story of Palestine - over a century of national struggle
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: The story of Palestine - over a century of national struggle

May 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 22,612 Views 63 Comments

Trinity adjunct professor Yaser Alashqar looks at the long struggle of the Palestinians in the shadow of Israel’s power.

# gaza - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

'Don't talk about us without us': Two activists - one Israeli and one Palestinian - share their perspective on the conflict
# Middle East Violence
# Middle East Violence

'Don't talk about us without us': Two activists - one Israeli and one Palestinian - share their perspective on the conflict

May 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 35,724 Views 53 Comments

Activists Anna Garbar and Rawan Odeh speak to journalist Hannah McCarthy.

# gaza - Monday 17 May, 2021

Israel continues airstrikes as US asks for 'justification' for bombing media building in Gaza
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel continues airstrikes as US asks for 'justification' for bombing media building in Gaza

Updated May 17th 2021, 3:39 PM 27,981 Views 110 Comments
  • In total, 200 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza, including at least 59 children, and more than 1,300 wounded
  • Netanyahu said yesterday that Israel's campaign would "take time" to finish.
  • "The world is looking on appalled," Taoiseach Micheál Martin said at an IIEA talk today.

# gaza - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza

Updated May 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,025 Views 83 Comments

The Foreign Minister condemned the killing of civilians, especially children, in the last week.

# gaza - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say
# Gaza
# Gaza

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say

Updated May 15th 2021, 3:57 PM 28,758 Views 18 Comments

Israeli airstrikes have also destroyed a tower that hosted media groups Al Jazeera and the Associated Press.

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?
# Peace
# Peace

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?

May 15th 2021, 9:30 AM 9,789 Views 0 Comments

Violence has escalated between the two sides in recent weeks.

# gaza - Friday 14 May, 2021

Deaths rise as Palestinians flee heavy Israeli fire in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Deaths rise as Palestinians flee heavy Israeli fire in Gaza

Updated May 14th 2021, 7:07 PM 37,237 Views 27 Comments

Days of deadly violence have seen Israeli soldiers massing on the edge of the territory.

# gaza - 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.

'Spats of hate': Israeli Ambassador and Alan Shatter criticise TDs during committee meeting
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Spats of hate': Israeli Ambassador and Alan Shatter criticise TDs during committee meeting

May 13th 2021, 1:08 PM 41,936 Views 89 Comments

Ambassador Ophir Kariv labelled the contributions as “totally destructive”.

# gaza - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Irish ambassador summoned to Israeli foreign ministry over Coveney comments
# Israel
# Israel

Irish ambassador summoned to Israeli foreign ministry over Coveney comments

May 12th 2021, 5:07 PM 42,582 Views 86 Comments

Minister Coveney has strongly condemned Israel in recent days, stating that the killing of children in conflict is never acceptable.

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?

Updated May 12th 2021, 8:56 AM 20,807 Views 40 Comments
  • 25 people, including nine children, were killed in an Israeli air strike this morning.
  • The UN rights office is "deeply concerned" about the escalation of violence.
  • International leaders have called for a de-escalation on both sides.

# gaza - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'
# Violence
# Violence

Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'

Updated May 11th 2021, 9:21 PM 24,793 Views 61 Comments

Coveney told the ambassador that Israel has a duty to adhere to international law.

# gaza - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Thousands of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Gaza from UAE
# Palestine
# Palestine

Thousands of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Gaza from UAE

Feb 21st 2021, 6:45 PM 18,219 Views 26 Comments

The vaccines are reported to be designated for inoculating medical teams.

# gaza - Monday 24 February, 2020

Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body

Feb 24th 2020, 2:01 PM 26,871 Views 54 Comments

The militant was killed by Israeli forces as he tried to plant an explosive device near the border fence in Gaza.

# gaza - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip
# Israel
# Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip

Dec 26th 2019, 10:02 AM 10,254 Views 75 Comments

The rocket launch came during a campaign rally.

# gaza - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles
# Opinion
# Opinion

Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles

Dec 21st 2019, 7:15 AM 24,250 Views 77 Comments

Oisín McConville writes about his recent trip to Gaza and the West Bank with Trócaire.

# gaza - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack

Nov 12th 2019, 4:08 PM 8,328 Views 34 Comments

Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.

# gaza - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory
# Israel
# Israel

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory

Updated Sep 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 19,691 Views 71 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.

# gaza - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'
# Conflict
# Conflict

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Aug 10th 2019, 11:00 AM 29,979 Views 28 Comments

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

# gaza - 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 - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Israel vows  'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate
# Rockets
# Rockets

Israel vows 'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate

Updated May 5th 2019, 3:15 PM 19,233 Views 200 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney called for an end to the ‘indiscriminate attacks’.

# gaza - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Baby killed as Israel launches air strikes after rockets fired from Gaza
# Middle East
# Middle East

Baby killed as Israel launches air strikes after rockets fired from Gaza

May 4th 2019, 5:32 PM 11,986 Views 127 Comments

The Hamas rocket launches come as tensions in the region have ratcheted upwards.

# gaza - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Palestinian man killed by Israeli fire ahead of border protests
# Gaza Border
# Gaza Border

Palestinian man killed by Israeli fire ahead of border protests

Mar 31st 2019, 8:07 AM 7,276 Views 93 Comments

He was hit in the head by shrapnel.

# gaza - 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 - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire
# Hamas
# Hamas

Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire

Mar 26th 2019, 7:46 AM 8,388 Views 87 Comments

“Our response was very powerful, very very powerful,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

# gaza - Saturday 29 December, 2018

The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories
# Through The Lens
# Through The Lens

The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories

Dec 29th 2018, 7:00 PM 19,137 Views 10 Comments

Conflict in Syria, wildfires in California, political uncertainty in Britain…

# gaza - 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 - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu
# Avigdor Lieberman
# Avigdor Lieberman

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu

Nov 14th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,191 Views 21 Comments

The move has thrown the ruling Likud government into turmoil, opening up the chance of early elections.

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