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#Gaza

# gaza - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Amnesty accused of being a "propaganda tool for Hamas" by Israel
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Amnesty accused of being a "propaganda tool for Hamas" by Israel

Nov 5th 2014, 5:33 PM 10,881 Views 121 Comments

The group says Israel showed a “shocking disregard for Gaza civilians”.

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence
# Holy Land
# Holy Land

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence

Nov 5th 2014, 2:01 PM 5,207 Views 48 Comments

A Palestinian man driving the van was shot dead by police.

# gaza - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Football can provide an escape for kids growing up in parts of the world ravaged by war and poverty
# Initiative
From The42
# Initiative

Football can provide an escape for kids growing up in parts of the world ravaged by war and poverty

Nov 2nd 2014, 10:00 AM 7,047 Views 10 Comments

Former Irish football manager Brian Kerr is hoping Irish people get behind the Gaza Kids to Ireland project

# gaza - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza

Oct 29th 2014, 10:43 PM 10,229 Views 43 Comments

The 17-year-old won the Nobel Peace Prize this month.

7-year olds in Gaza have suffered three wars and yet they're still trying to play football
# Initiative
From The42
# Initiative

7-year olds in Gaza have suffered three wars and yet they're still trying to play football

Oct 29th 2014, 3:10 PM 6,644 Views 35 Comments

Brian Kerr and Trevor Hogan have launched a new initiative to bring children from Gaza to Ireland to play football.

# gaza - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city
# Disputed Territory
# Disputed Territory

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Oct 28th 2014, 2:09 PM 6,833 Views 164 Comments

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.

# gaza - 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 14,237 Views 113 Comments

The Seanad is now calling on the Dáil to do the same.

# gaza - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Shelling of UN school in Gaza 'must be investigated'
# Ban Ki-Moon
# Ban Ki-Moon

Shelling of UN school in Gaza 'must be investigated'

Oct 15th 2014, 10:01 PM 5,145 Views 24 Comments

Ban Ki-Moon called the attack “absolutely unacceptable”.

# gaza - Sunday 12 October, 2014

World leaders are planning the rebuilding of Gaza today
# Conference
# Conference

World leaders are planning the rebuilding of Gaza today

Oct 12th 2014, 10:53 AM 5,617 Views 60 Comments

Egypt’s leader has told Israel “now is the time” to end the conflict.

# gaza - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza
# Foreign Aid
# Foreign Aid

Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza

Oct 11th 2014, 9:41 AM 5,349 Views 45 Comments

Ireland has now given €10 million to Palestine since 2010,

# gaza - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Israel to press ahead with 2,600 settler homes in Jerusalem
# Tension
# Tension

Israel to press ahead with 2,600 settler homes in Jerusalem

Oct 1st 2014, 7:34 PM 6,507 Views 77 Comments

The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012, were given final approval this week.

# gaza - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Israel claims it was hit by mortar fired from Gaza
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel claims it was hit by mortar fired from Gaza

Sep 16th 2014, 7:49 PM 6,113 Views 81 Comments

The attack is the first since a 26 August ceasefire.

# gaza - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Palestinian football team determined to rise above war
# Outlet
From The42
# Outlet

Palestinian football team determined to rise above war

Sep 11th 2014, 9:55 AM 3,797 Views 2 Comments

Football is hugely popular in Gaza and the West Bank, where the game has been played since the 1920s.

# gaza - Friday 5 September, 2014

Opinion: Why Gaza needs an Albert Reynolds
# Conflict
# Conflict

Opinion: Why Gaza needs an Albert Reynolds

Sep 5th 2014, 8:00 PM 28 Views 36 Comments

The situation in Gaza needs someone who can broker peace – someone who has the energy not to take no for an answer;

# gaza - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Sinn Féin MEPs barred from entering Gaza during trip to Palestine
# Back You Go
# Back You Go

Sinn Féin MEPs barred from entering Gaza during trip to Palestine

Sep 4th 2014, 4:14 PM 21,919 Views 201 Comments

The group was told their visit was “not directly concerned with humanitarian assistance.”

# gaza - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

"I'm sorry to disappoint you." - Israeli ambassador tells David Norris he's going nowhere
# Here To Stay
# Here To Stay

"I'm sorry to disappoint you." - Israeli ambassador tells David Norris he's going nowhere

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:23 PM 26,978 Views 167 Comments

Boaz Modai defended Israel’s actions to TDs today.

Palestinian ambassador compares occupied Gaza to occupied Ireland
# Ireland And Gaza
# Ireland And Gaza

Palestinian ambassador compares occupied Gaza to occupied Ireland

Sep 3rd 2014, 5:09 PM 9,428 Views 51 Comments

The ambassador was meeting with TDs in Leinster House.

Angry parents and 'Gaza' banners greet ministers, as new term begins
# End Of Summer
# End Of Summer

Angry parents and 'Gaza' banners greet ministers, as new term begins

Sep 3rd 2014, 4:48 PM 4,731 Views 8 Comments

With the Cabinet back, and the Israeli ambassador being grilled by TDs, it was also a busy day for protests at Government Buildings.

# gaza - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Dáil committee chair weighs in on Israeli land seizure ahead of meeting with ambassador
# West Bank
# West Bank

Dáil committee chair weighs in on Israeli land seizure ahead of meeting with ambassador

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:33 PM 6,979 Views 87 Comments

Pat Breen said further West Bank settlements would be a “nail in the coffin of the two-state solution.”

# gaza - Monday 1 September, 2014

"Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab
# No State Solution
# No State Solution

"Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab

Sep 1st 2014, 5:23 PM 13,795 Views 114 Comments

The US and Amnesty International also want Israel to reverse the decision.

# gaza - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

UN chief calls for "durable peace" in Gaza after indefinite truce
# Peace
# Peace

UN chief calls for "durable peace" in Gaza after indefinite truce

Aug 27th 2014, 7:10 AM 18,737 Views 231 Comments

The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.

# gaza - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

What exactly is in the Israeli - Hamas peace agreement?
# Gaza
# Gaza

What exactly is in the Israeli - Hamas peace agreement?

Aug 26th 2014, 10:42 PM 5,899 Views 17 Comments

There’s a truce, but under what conditions?

"I don't want to live through a fourth war." - Gaza erupts in peace celebrations
# Taking To The Streets
# Taking To The Streets

"I don't want to live through a fourth war." - Gaza erupts in peace celebrations

Aug 26th 2014, 10:11 PM 6,964 Views 34 Comments

A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.

Stuart Byrne column: €18k fine for Dundalk is extreme but a punishment was merited
# Politics
From The42
# Politics

Stuart Byrne column: €18k fine for Dundalk is extreme but a punishment was merited

Aug 26th 2014, 7:39 PM 4,010 Views 15 Comments

The Lilywhites were sanctioned by the European governing body over the weekend.

# gaza - Monday 25 August, 2014

Israeli fire kills 10 Palestinians across Gaza
# Strikes
# Strikes

Israeli fire kills 10 Palestinians across Gaza

Aug 25th 2014, 10:33 PM 3,893 Views 66 Comments

The shelling comes as Egypt has proposed a new peace deal.

# gaza - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Gaza offensive 'will last as long as necessary' says Netanyahu
# Gaza
# Gaza

Gaza offensive 'will last as long as necessary' says Netanyahu

Aug 24th 2014, 2:27 PM 7,166 Views 198 Comments

The Israeli Prime Minister says that Operation Protective Edge will continue until it has “achieved its aims”.

# gaza - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks
# Levelled
# Levelled

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks

Aug 23rd 2014, 11:46 AM 5,204 Views 144 Comments

Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.

# gaza - Friday 22 August, 2014

Hamas executes 18 men in Gaza for alleged collaboration with Israel
# Hamas
# Hamas

Hamas executes 18 men in Gaza for alleged collaboration with Israel

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:45 PM 10,722 Views 219 Comments

A Hamas-linked website claimed men had been killed for allegedly reconnoitering targets for Israeli strikes.

Could the UN Security Council do more to stop conflicts?
# United Nations
# United Nations

Could the UN Security Council do more to stop conflicts?

Aug 22nd 2014, 10:26 AM 3,476 Views 29 Comments

The body has faced criticism from the outgoing head of the UN’s human rights wing over its inability to stop conflict and save lives.

# gaza - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Israeli bomb shelter converted to illegal casino and drug lab
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli bomb shelter converted to illegal casino and drug lab

Aug 21st 2014, 4:22 PM 9,667 Views 105 Comments

Police found gaming boards and chips, bottles of alcohol and a kilo of locally grown marijuana at the shelter in southern Israel.

Three Hamas commanders and four children among at least 15 killed in Israeli strikes today
# Warplanes
# Warplanes

Three Hamas commanders and four children among at least 15 killed in Israeli strikes today

Aug 21st 2014, 12:19 PM 5,684 Views 227 Comments

Air strikes have stepped up on day 45 of the conflict, militants fired 18 rockets over the border since midnight.

# gaza - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today
# Gaza
# Gaza

The UNICEF chief in Gaza is doing a Reddit AMA today

Aug 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,327 Views 28 Comments

Ask her anything.

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza
# Conflict
# Conflict

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

Aug 20th 2014, 7:34 AM 9,908 Views 130 Comments

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

# gaza - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over
# Gaza
# Gaza

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Aug 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 11,934 Views 210 Comments

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

GAA player apologises over 'punch a Jew' tweet
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

GAA player apologises over 'punch a Jew' tweet

Aug 19th 2014, 5:25 PM 36,415 Views 94 Comments

Former County Tyrone footballer Tommy McGuigan is being investigated over the matter.

Gaza truce extended by one day within minutes of deadline
# Gaza
# Gaza

Gaza truce extended by one day within minutes of deadline

Aug 19th 2014, 7:24 AM 3,342 Views 60 Comments

Five-day truce was extended very shortly before last night’s ceasefire deadline to allow further talks aimed at ending the violence.

# gaza - Monday 18 August, 2014

Opinion: Israel’s use of force in Gaza reflects an entrenched but unsustainable colonial logic
# Gaza
# Gaza

Opinion: Israel’s use of force in Gaza reflects an entrenched but unsustainable colonial logic

Aug 18th 2014, 8:00 PM 82 Views 160 Comments

International lawyers are in agreement that Israel’s military actions went far beyond the pale of legality during Operation Protective Edge.

Israel destroys West Bank homes of three Palestinians suspected of murdering teenagers
# Tensions
# Tensions

Israel destroys West Bank homes of three Palestinians suspected of murdering teenagers

Aug 18th 2014, 4:43 PM 6,863 Views 111 Comments

The abduction and killing of the three men partly led to the deadly upsurge in violence last month.

# gaza - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo
# Israel
# Israel

Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo

Aug 17th 2014, 2:10 PM 5,452 Views 130 Comments

In Gaza, citizens are begging for “basic human rights”.