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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Gaza

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Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
Israeli air strikes today wounded 125 people and killed 25, including nine children.
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.
Opinion: Jerusalem expulsions are a microcosm of Israel’s apartheid – justice requires action
Coveney tells Israeli ambassador that the loss of life in Gaza is 'completely unacceptable'
Coveney told the ambassador that Israel has a duty to adhere to international law.
Thousands of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Gaza from UAE
The vaccines are reported to be designated for inoculating medical teams.
Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body
The militant was killed by Israeli forces as he tried to plant an explosive device near the border fence in Gaza.
Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip
The rocket launch came during a campaign rally.
Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles
Oisín McConville writes about his recent trip to Gaza and the West Bank with Trócaire.
Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.
Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory
Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.
Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'
Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.
Ceasefire in place after more than 20 killed in violence between Gaza and Israel
At least 23 Palestinians and four Israelis have been killed.
Israel vows 'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate
Tánaiste Simon Coveney called for an end to the ‘indiscriminate attacks’.
Baby killed as Israel launches air strikes after rockets fired from Gaza
The Hamas rocket launches come as tensions in the region have ratcheted upwards.
Palestinian man killed by Israeli fire ahead of border protests
He was hit in the head by shrapnel.
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 continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire
“Our response was very powerful, very very powerful,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
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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.
Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu
The move has thrown the ruling Likud government into turmoil, opening up the chance of early elections.
Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire
Earlier today, Israelii air strikes killed three Palestinians and wounded nine more.
Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'
The US State Department said it was no longer willing to shoulder “the very disproportionate share of the burden”.
Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence
Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized control of Gaza in 2007.
Pregnant woman and 18-month-old daughter killed in Israeli air strikes
A Hamas militant was also killed and at least 12 other people were injured.
Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'
15 people have been wounded across Gaza.
'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott
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.
Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.
Four Gazans killed by Israeli fire on border
Among the dead was 15-year-old Haitham al-Jamal.
Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza
Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.
US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians
At least 123 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began at the end of March.
UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'
The UN’s Middle East envoy has predicted that violence will flare up again in June.
Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip
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'
Ireland has had its own history with war, independence and benefitting from EU-US peace-brokering with an occupying force, writes Patrick Costello.
Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers
The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.
'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops
Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.
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.
Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza
The Israeli military said it was unaware of any activity in the area of the blast.
Tear gas and black smoke: Protesters are burning Israeli flags in Gaza
At least 30 Palestinians have been wounded, with one shot in the head.
Journalist among the dead after Palestinian clashes with Israel troops in Gaza
Thousands of protesters had approached the border fence around the Gaza Strip for the second week in a row.
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.
Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force
More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.
Israel says it only shot at protesters charging Gaza border as it rejects call for inquiry
The Israeli military has identified and named ten of the dead as militants from Hamas and other groups.