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# 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 12,192 Views 21 Comments

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

# gaza - Monday 12 November, 2018

Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire
# Ongoing Conflict
# Ongoing Conflict

Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire

Updated Nov 12th 2018, 10:50 PM 12,158 Views 51 Comments

Earlier today, Israelii air strikes killed three Palestinians and wounded nine more.

# gaza - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'
# Funding
# Funding

Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'

Sep 1st 2018, 7:27 AM 12,267 Views 66 Comments

The US State Department said it was no longer willing to shoulder “the very disproportionate share of the burden”.

# gaza - Friday 10 August, 2018

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence
# Tension
# Tension

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence

Aug 10th 2018, 7:04 AM 5,930 Views 24 Comments

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized control of Gaza in 2007.

# gaza - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Pregnant woman and 18-month-old daughter killed in Israeli air strikes
# Gaza
# Gaza

Pregnant woman and 18-month-old daughter killed in Israeli air strikes

Aug 9th 2018, 7:34 AM 15,662 Views 119 Comments

A Hamas militant was also killed and at least 12 other people were injured.

# gaza - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'
# Gaza
# Gaza

Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'

Jul 14th 2018, 7:10 PM 11,736 Views 213 Comments

15 people have been wounded across Gaza.

# gaza - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott
# Palestine
# Palestine

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott

Jul 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 11,164 Views 90 Comments

Martin said his party is considering a Bill tabled in the Seanad that aims to prohibit Ireland from trading with any companies originating in an occupied territory.

# gaza - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Jun 14th 2018, 7:28 AM 63,995 Views 208 Comments

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

# gaza - Friday 8 June, 2018

Four Gazans killed by Israeli fire on border
# Clashes
# Clashes

Four Gazans killed by Israeli fire on border

Jun 8th 2018, 8:17 PM 8,964 Views 113 Comments

Among the dead was 15-year-old Haitham al-Jamal.

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza
# Tensions
# Tensions

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza

Jun 8th 2018, 12:14 PM 10,138 Views 90 Comments

Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.

# gaza - Saturday 2 June, 2018

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians
# Gaza
# Gaza

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

Jun 2nd 2018, 11:30 AM 13,016 Views 145 Comments

At least 123 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began at the end of March.

# gaza - Thursday 31 May, 2018

UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'
# Emergency Session
# Emergency Session

UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'

May 31st 2018, 7:41 AM 8,077 Views 134 Comments

The UN’s Middle East envoy has predicted that violence will flare up again in June.

# gaza - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

May 30th 2018, 7:40 AM 7,497 Views 52 Comments

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

'It is time to step up and bring an end to the destruction of Palestinian homes, lives and livelihoods'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'It is time to step up and bring an end to the destruction of Palestinian homes, lives and livelihoods'

May 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 22,977 Views 80 Comments

Ireland has had its own history with war, independence and benefitting from EU-US peace-brokering with an occupying force, writes Patrick Costello.

# gaza - Monday 28 May, 2018

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

May 28th 2018, 9:48 AM 5,760 Views 50 Comments

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

# gaza - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

May 15th 2018, 8:12 PM 33,991 Views 102 Comments

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

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 31,569 Views 315 Comments

59 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem.

# gaza - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza
# Gaza
# Gaza

Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza

Apr 14th 2018, 2:48 PM 8,943 Views 62 Comments

The Israeli military said it was unaware of any activity in the area of the blast.

# gaza - Friday 13 April, 2018

Tear gas and black smoke: Protesters are burning Israeli flags in Gaza
# Great Return March
# Great Return March

Tear gas and black smoke: Protesters are burning Israeli flags in Gaza

Apr 13th 2018, 1:57 PM 8,125 Views 163 Comments

At least 30 Palestinians have been wounded, with one shot in the head.

# gaza - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Journalist among the dead after Palestinian clashes with Israel troops in Gaza
# Ongoing Violence
# Ongoing Violence

Journalist among the dead after Palestinian clashes with Israel troops in Gaza

Apr 7th 2018, 11:59 AM 10,311 Views 98 Comments

Thousands of protesters had approached the border fence around the Gaza Strip for the second week in a row.

# gaza - 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 18,151 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 - Monday 2 April, 2018

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force
# Protests
# Protests

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

Apr 2nd 2018, 2:23 PM 12,112 Views 138 Comments

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

# gaza - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Israel says it only shot at protesters charging Gaza border as it rejects call for inquiry
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Israel says it only shot at protesters charging Gaza border as it rejects call for inquiry

Apr 1st 2018, 11:30 AM 9,840 Views 108 Comments

The Israeli military has identified and named ten of the dead as militants from Hamas and other groups.

# gaza - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes
# Gaza Protests
# Gaza Protests

Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes

Mar 31st 2018, 5:59 PM 15,632 Views 172 Comments

Thousands of Gazans marched near the Israel border yesterday where Palestinian officials state Israeli soldiers opened fire.

# gaza - Friday 30 March, 2018

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border
# Tension
# Tension

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

Mar 30th 2018, 7:44 PM 17,489 Views 120 Comments

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

# gaza - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

Feb 18th 2018, 12:00 PM 6,285 Views 43 Comments

Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.

# gaza - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Simon Coveney: 'Gaza is slightly smaller than County Louth but nearly 2 million people live in it'
# Column
# Column

Simon Coveney: 'Gaza is slightly smaller than County Louth but nearly 2 million people live in it'

Jan 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,169 Views 75 Comments

While in Gaza I saw the pressures on food, water and electricity, writes Tánaiste Simon Coveney.

# gaza - Friday 1 December, 2017

Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees
# UNRWA
# UNRWA

Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees

Dec 1st 2017, 10:30 PM 9,392 Views 86 Comments

The additional funding will be channelled through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

# gaza - Sunday 27 August, 2017

British couple's message in a bottle reaches Gaza
# Romantic Holiday
# Romantic Holiday

British couple's message in a bottle reaches Gaza

Aug 27th 2017, 9:30 AM 17,381 Views 20 Comments

They had thrown the bottle into the sea during a romantic holiday on the Greek island two months earlier.

# gaza - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Young footballers from Gaza arrive in Cork for Mardyke Arena game
# Palestine
# Palestine

Young footballers from Gaza arrive in Cork for Mardyke Arena game

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:20 AM 9,616 Views 95 Comments

The Gaza football academy struggles due to a lack of facilities, equipment and safe places to play.

# gaza - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Warm welcome for children from Gaza ahead of football tour around Ireland
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Warm welcome for children from Gaza ahead of football tour around Ireland

Jul 29th 2017, 10:43 AM 16,701 Views 118 Comments

The Gaza Kids to Ireland project aims to show solidarity with Gaza and raise awareness of the current climate in Palestine.

# gaza - Saturday 17 June, 2017

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict
# The Strip
# The Strip

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict

Jun 17th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,076 Views 62 Comments

The Islamist movement marked 10 years in power in Gaza on Thursday, 15 June.

# gaza - Monday 1 May, 2017

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel
# Qatar
# Qatar

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel

May 1st 2017, 9:49 PM 13,092 Views 78 Comments

The Palestinian organisation launched a new policy document today in which it steps back from calling for Israel’s ‘destruction’.

# gaza - Friday 23 December, 2016

Christmas in Gaza: 'Mortars and missiles fly overhead; from Gaza into Israel, from Israel into Gaza'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Christmas in Gaza: 'Mortars and missiles fly overhead; from Gaza into Israel, from Israel into Gaza'

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:00 AM 588 Views 145 Comments

Holiday cheer is tough to come by when you live in an open-air prison, writes Eoghan Rice.

# gaza - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Abbas: Those who speak of a two-state solution should recognise Palestine as a state
# West Bank
# West Bank

Abbas: Those who speak of a two-state solution should recognise Palestine as a state

Sep 22nd 2016, 8:50 PM 8,594 Views 93 Comments

Israeli and Palestinian leaders clahsed at the UN today.

# gaza - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Palestinians are outraged at a donkey sale planned by the Israeli army
# Israel
# Israel

Palestinians are outraged at a donkey sale planned by the Israeli army

Aug 6th 2016, 8:45 AM 25,358 Views 172 Comments

Palestinians say the army is trying to sell back the very animals it seized from them in the occupied West Bank’s Jordan Valley.

# gaza - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Two Israelis jailed for life for burning Palestinian teen alive
# Gaza
# Gaza

Two Israelis jailed for life for burning Palestinian teen alive

Feb 4th 2016, 12:07 PM 14,344 Views 118 Comments

16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was snatched from the street and killed in 2014.

# gaza - Thursday 12 November, 2015

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label
# Palestine
# Palestine

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label

Nov 12th 2015, 8:23 AM 16,002 Views 159 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the EU should be ashamed, comparing the move to Nazi-era pratices.

# gaza - Monday 19 October, 2015

Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station
# Beersheba
# Beersheba

Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station

Oct 19th 2015, 7:56 AM 6,735 Views 97 Comments

Police said a man, thought to be Palestinian, entered the bus station armed with a pistol and knife, killing the soldier and wounding 10 other people.

# gaza - Friday 9 October, 2015

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war
# Third Intifada
# Third Intifada

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war

Oct 9th 2015, 11:58 PM 21,618 Views 177 Comments

The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.