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#Gaza

# gaza - Thursday 6 August, 2015

West Bank: Man rams car into pedestrians before being shot by Israeli troops
# Three Wounded
# Three Wounded

West Bank: Man rams car into pedestrians before being shot by Israeli troops

Aug 6th 2015, 4:39 PM 11,356 Views 156 Comments

Elsewhere, four members of the same family have been killed in Gaza after a bomb from last summer’s war exploded.

# gaza - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

"An onslaught, not a conflict": One year on, Dr Mads Gilbert on operating under siege in Gaza
# Night In Gaza
# Night In Gaza

"An onslaught, not a conflict": One year on, Dr Mads Gilbert on operating under siege in Gaza

Jul 8th 2015, 8:20 PM 11,336 Views 47 Comments

“I don’t want to be muted. I want to speak up…”

Our silence over Gaza is taken as complicity
# Opinion
# Opinion

Our silence over Gaza is taken as complicity

Jul 8th 2015, 4:30 PM 115 Views 226 Comments

The Israeli bombardment of Gaza that started a year ago today – on 8th July – killed 2,200 Palestinians, including 556 children.

# gaza - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

'I want to learn how to swim like a fish': Gaza children take photos of their life inside the city
# Palestine
# Palestine

'I want to learn how to swim like a fish': Gaza children take photos of their life inside the city

Jul 7th 2015, 5:08 PM 18,645 Views 88 Comments

Children from refugee camps were given cameras to document their day.

# gaza - Monday 4 May, 2015

Israeli soldiers' testimony: 'The instructions were clear in Gaza - shoot anyone you see'
# BREAKING THE SILENCE
# BREAKING THE SILENCE

Israeli soldiers' testimony: 'The instructions were clear in Gaza - shoot anyone you see'

May 4th 2015, 10:19 PM 20,336 Views 90 Comments

A group has published dozens of testimonies from Israeli soldiers who fought in Gaza, but the military is sceptical of the report.

# gaza - Monday 13 April, 2015

"Empty words": Despite promises of help, 100,000 are still homeless in Gaza
# Reconstruction
# Reconstruction

"Empty words": Despite promises of help, 100,000 are still homeless in Gaza

Apr 13th 2015, 6:18 AM 4,901 Views 27 Comments

A new report by 46 agencies lays bare the current situation.

# gaza - Saturday 21 March, 2015

A conversation with Robert Fisk
# Legend
# Legend

A conversation with Robert Fisk

Mar 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 24,773 Views 73 Comments

The world-renowned war correspondent was in Ireland this week. He spoke to TheJournal.ie about matters Irish and international, and why Vladimir Putin is his dream interviewee.

# gaza - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

You'll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today
# Dublin
# Dublin

You'll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today

Feb 25th 2015, 10:26 AM 8,803 Views 74 Comments

TDs from four main parties have supported the action.

# gaza - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Israel has punished Palestine by freezing bank accounts, leaving people penniless
# Frozen
# Frozen

Israel has punished Palestine by freezing bank accounts, leaving people penniless

Jan 22nd 2015, 7:00 AM 9,141 Views 72 Comments

Palestine applied to join the International Criminal Court, angering Israel.

# gaza - Thursday 15 January, 2015

'The Gaza blockade is radicalising young men'
# Gaza
# Gaza

'The Gaza blockade is radicalising young men'

Jan 15th 2015, 6:15 AM 5,049 Views 55 Comments

Trocaire says that rebuilding after Operation Protective Edge has not begun.

# gaza - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Palestinian gets 3 life terms for murder of Israeli teenagers
# 50 Day War
# 50 Day War

Palestinian gets 3 life terms for murder of Israeli teenagers

Jan 6th 2015, 10:10 PM 10,042 Views 88 Comments

Their deaths sparked a 50-day conflict in Gaza, in which more than 2,000 people were killed.

# gaza - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Israel warns of 'retaliatory steps' as Palestine signs up to International Criminal Court
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Israel warns of 'retaliatory steps' as Palestine signs up to International Criminal Court

Dec 31st 2014, 8:25 PM 13,978 Views 47 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu called Israel’s soldiers “the most moral army in the world”.

Palestinian resolution on Israel withdrawal rejected by UN Security Council
# Peace Deal
# Peace Deal

Palestinian resolution on Israel withdrawal rejected by UN Security Council

Dec 31st 2014, 7:05 AM 4,261 Views 41 Comments

France and Luxembourg supported the Palestinians.

# gaza - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
# Pics Of The Year
# Pics Of The Year

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

Dec 28th 2014, 9:00 PM 85,627 Views 29 Comments

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# gaza - Thursday 18 December, 2014

RTÉ wrong to describe killing of four boys on Gaza beach as "murder"
# Loaded Term
# Loaded Term

RTÉ wrong to describe killing of four boys on Gaza beach as "murder"

Dec 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 16,216 Views 125 Comments

Someone complained to the BAI that use of the term was unfair.

# gaza - Monday 8 December, 2014

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine
# Recognise
# Recognise

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine

Dec 8th 2014, 3:23 PM 9,999 Views 74 Comments

Sinn Féin want the Government to change the State’s official position.

# gaza - Friday 5 December, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Dec 5th 2014, 1:02 PM 6,400 Views 0 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Israel won't let Gerry Adams into Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israel won't let Gerry Adams into Gaza

Dec 5th 2014, 11:44 AM 18,158 Views 211 Comments

The Sinn Féin president was denied access by Israeli authorities.

# gaza - Thursday 6 November, 2014

No prosecution for Israel over flotilla raid despite 'reasonable belief of war crimes'
# Mavi Marmara
# Mavi Marmara

No prosecution for Israel over flotilla raid despite 'reasonable belief of war crimes'

Nov 6th 2014, 6:20 PM 9,837 Views 85 Comments

Israeli commandos stormed the ship in 2010, killing ten people.

# 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 10,886 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 5,208 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 7,053 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 10,237 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 6,647 Views 34 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 6,842 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 14,312 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 5,147 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 5,355 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 6,517 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 6,119 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 31 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 21,945 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 27,068 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 9,448 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 4,734 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 6,980 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 13,802 Views 114 Comments

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