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# Gaza

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# Gaza
Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.
# Israel
Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory
Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.
# Conflict
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.
# gaza strip
Ceasefire in place after more than 20 killed in violence between Gaza and Israel
At least 23 Palestinians and four Israelis have been killed.
# rockets
Israel vows 'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate
Tánaiste Simon Coveney called for an end to the ‘indiscriminate attacks’.
# Middle East
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.
# gaza border
Palestinian man killed by Israeli fire ahead of border protests
He was hit in the head by shrapnel.
# Conflict
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.
# Hamas
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.
# Through the lens
The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories
Conflict in Syria, wildfires in California, political uncertainty in Britain…
# Conflict
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.
# Avigdor Lieberman
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.
# ongoing conflict
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.
# Funding
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”.
# Tension
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.
# Gaza
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.
# Gaza
Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'
15 people have been wounded across Gaza.
# Palestine
'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.
# Jerusalem
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.
# Clashes
Four Gazans killed by Israeli fire on border
Among the dead was 15-year-old Haitham al-Jamal.
# tensions
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.
# 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.
# emergency session
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.
# Conflict
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.
# Palestine
Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers
The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.
# Gaza
'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 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.
# Gaza
Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza
The Israeli military said it was unaware of any activity in the area of the blast.
# Great Return March
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.
# ongoing violence
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.
# gaza strip
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.
# Protests
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.
# Inquiry
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.
# gaza protests
Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes
Thousands of Gazans marched near the Israel border yesterday where Palestinian officials state Israeli soldiers opened fire.
# Tension
12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border
More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.
# Fatalities
Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say
Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.
Simon Coveney: 'Gaza is slightly smaller than County Louth but nearly 2 million people live in it'
While in Gaza I saw the pressures on food, water and electricity, writes Tánaiste Simon Coveney.
Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees
The additional funding will be channelled through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
# romantic holiday
British couple's message in a bottle reaches Gaza
They had thrown the bottle into the sea during a romantic holiday on the Greek island two months earlier.