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# gaza - Friday 15 August, 2014

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza
# World War II
# World War II

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza

Aug 15th 2014, 9:17 PM 37,133 Views 122 Comments

Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.

# gaza - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Five more days of peace: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Five more days of peace: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire

Aug 13th 2014, 9:42 PM 6,759 Views 59 Comments

The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.

Despite everything, one couple got married at a UN school in Gaza today
# Against The Odds
# Against The Odds

Despite everything, one couple got married at a UN school in Gaza today

Aug 13th 2014, 9:28 PM 7,889 Views 11 Comments

“I had planned everything: the music, the guest list, my bouquet. And here I am, getting married in a school with thousands of refugees”.

Column: Does celebrity opinion promote or distract from the news?
# Seeing Stars
# Seeing Stars

Column: Does celebrity opinion promote or distract from the news?

Aug 13th 2014, 8:00 PM 605 Views 26 Comments

Many celebrities have weighed in on the recent violence in Gaza; are they opening an important dialogue or just mouthing off about things they don’t understand?

Plaque to former Irish president of Israel taken down in Belfast
# Chaim Herzog
# Chaim Herzog

Plaque to former Irish president of Israel taken down in Belfast

Aug 13th 2014, 5:41 PM 15,930 Views 83 Comments

The removal of the memorial plaque follows attacks on the property.

Over 170 Irish academics sign petition for academic boycott of Israel
# Gaza
# Gaza

Over 170 Irish academics sign petition for academic boycott of Israel

Aug 13th 2014, 10:58 AM 8,546 Views 176 Comments

Academics for Palestine set up the petition earlier this year.

# gaza - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Gaza truce holds as talks turn to lifting blockade
# Cairo Talks
# Cairo Talks

Gaza truce holds as talks turn to lifting blockade

Aug 12th 2014, 8:59 PM 5,828 Views 69 Comments

The second day of the 72-hour truce was not breached, but gaps remain in talks.

# gaza - Monday 11 August, 2014

Israeli Deputy Ambassador calls some Irish protesters an 'ignorant, anti-Semitic mob'
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israeli Deputy Ambassador calls some Irish protesters an 'ignorant, anti-Semitic mob'

Aug 11th 2014, 1:58 PM 31,450 Views 579 Comments

But she also had praise for the Irish government, and “those who defend Israel.”

Wounded Palestinians transferred to Turkey for treatment
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Wounded Palestinians transferred to Turkey for treatment

Aug 11th 2014, 7:57 AM 4,327 Views 62 Comments

A 72-hour ceasefire has held overnight which will allow talks to resume in Cairo.

# gaza - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 10th 2014, 9:26 PM 27,867 Views 13 Comments

Today’s everyone’s talking about a new Gaza ceasefire, addicts in Dublin and the supermoon.

A new 72-hour ceasefire has been agreed in Gaza
# Agreement
# Agreement

A new 72-hour ceasefire has been agreed in Gaza

Aug 10th 2014, 6:28 PM 6,955 Views 92 Comments

The temporary truce was negotiated by Egypt.

Hillary Clinton is in no doubt who she blames for the deaths in Gaza
# Taking Sides
# Taking Sides

Hillary Clinton is in no doubt who she blames for the deaths in Gaza

Aug 10th 2014, 5:46 PM 41,110 Views 215 Comments

She offered a strong defence of Israel and said that criticism of the state has been “unfair”.

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks
# Cairo
# Cairo

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks

Aug 10th 2014, 12:11 PM 12,487 Views 309 Comments

“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Opinion: The Syrian Civil War has moved out of the limelight – and towards its endgame
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: The Syrian Civil War has moved out of the limelight – and towards its endgame

Aug 10th 2014, 12:00 PM 28 Views 47 Comments

Moderate rebels are being squeezed simultaneously by IS and Assad regime forces.

Weird Wide Web: Dating abandoned animals, a Gaza smartphone game and suing Facebook
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Dating abandoned animals, a Gaza smartphone game and suing Facebook

Aug 10th 2014, 11:30 AM 7,237 Views 2 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# gaza - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 9th 2014, 8:46 PM 15,839 Views 32 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Gaza protests, pay cut reversals and Irish rugby women marching on.

Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza
# People Power
# People Power

Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza

Aug 9th 2014, 5:23 PM 15,752 Views 354 Comments

About 20,000 people also marched in London today.

Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians
# Hamas
# Hamas

Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians

Aug 9th 2014, 11:52 AM 5,466 Views 112 Comments

The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.

# gaza - Friday 8 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 8th 2014, 11:20 PM 16,263 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume
# Conflict
# Conflict

In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume

Aug 8th 2014, 6:48 PM 14,587 Views 347 Comments

Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.

Hamas rejects extension of ceasefire, but denies firing rockets
# Gaza
# Gaza

Hamas rejects extension of ceasefire, but denies firing rockets

Aug 8th 2014, 7:46 AM 7,140 Views 195 Comments

Israel says that two rockets were fired at the southern city of Ashkolon.

# gaza - Thursday 7 August, 2014

With six hours to go, no-one knows if the Gaza ceasefire will hold or not
# Fragile
# Fragile

With six hours to go, no-one knows if the Gaza ceasefire will hold or not

Aug 7th 2014, 11:02 PM 6,864 Views 31 Comments

“Right now there is uncertainty”.

Amnesty accuses Israeli army of "deliberate attacks" on Gaza health workers
# Allegations
# Allegations

Amnesty accuses Israeli army of "deliberate attacks" on Gaza health workers

Aug 7th 2014, 7:57 AM 6,167 Views 222 Comments

The organisation says that it has received “harrowing descriptions” of the “utterly impossible situation”.

# gaza - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Israel and Hamas appear at odds over prolonging ceasefire
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel and Hamas appear at odds over prolonging ceasefire

Aug 6th 2014, 10:48 PM 9,176 Views 153 Comments

The Hamas deputy leader said, “There is no agreement to extend the ceasefire.”

Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day

Aug 6th 2014, 7:39 AM 5,096 Views 110 Comments

Talks are due to take place in Cairo today aimed at securing a permanent ceasefire.

"They died for nothing": WW1 'revisionism' criticised
# World War One
# World War One

"They died for nothing": WW1 'revisionism' criticised

Aug 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,425 Views 90 Comments

The Irish Anti-War movement have criticised ‘idealised’ versions of the First World War.

# gaza - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Protesters hold Israel boycott 'die-ins' at several Dublin stores
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Protesters hold Israel boycott 'die-ins' at several Dublin stores

Aug 5th 2014, 7:23 PM 30,450 Views 352 Comments

The group hit Tesco, M & S, and Smyths.

'I just don't agree with what's happening' - Gordon D'Arcy's support for Gaza
# Protests
From The42
# Protests

'I just don't agree with what's happening' - Gordon D'Arcy's support for Gaza

Aug 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 31,349 Views 139 Comments

The international centre wants Ireland to show solidarity with the people of Gaza.

British minister quits Cabinet over Gaza
# Sayeeda Warsi
# Sayeeda Warsi

British minister quits Cabinet over Gaza

Aug 5th 2014, 3:00 PM 13,865 Views 147 Comments

Sayeeda Warsi says she can no longer support the government’s policy in the Middle East.

Google pulls 'Bomb Gaza' game from app store after backlash
# Insensitive
# Insensitive

Google pulls 'Bomb Gaza' game from app store after backlash

Aug 5th 2014, 9:46 AM 10,708 Views 94 Comments

The Android game, which allows players to be the Israeli army and drop bombs on the city of Gaza, was removed from the Google Play store after complaints were made.

72-hour ceasefire in Gaza begins - moments after attacks from both sides
# Israel
# Israel

72-hour ceasefire in Gaza begins - moments after attacks from both sides

Aug 5th 2014, 7:26 AM 6,283 Views 90 Comments

Just before it began, Hamas militants fired rockets at central Israel, while the Israeli air force staged five raids.

# gaza - Monday 4 August, 2014

Eight-year-old Palestinian girl killed six minutes into Israeli-declared ceasefire
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

Eight-year-old Palestinian girl killed six minutes into Israeli-declared ceasefire

Aug 4th 2014, 7:29 PM 22,903 Views 399 Comments

The strike came six minutes into a ceasefire and hit a refugee camp.

New Gaza conflict murals appear in Belfast
# Gaza
# Gaza

New Gaza conflict murals appear in Belfast

Aug 4th 2014, 4:56 PM 15,795 Views 64 Comments

A child was killed by an Israeli air strike today – just minutes into an Israeli-declared truce.

Gaza waits as another ceasefire is declared
# Cessation
# Cessation

Gaza waits as another ceasefire is declared

Aug 4th 2014, 7:52 AM 6,455 Views 156 Comments

Israel announced the seven-hour ceasefire in all areas except Rafah.

# gaza - Sunday 3 August, 2014

UN chief says today's strike on a UN school is "a criminal act"
# Protective Edge
# Protective Edge

UN chief says today's strike on a UN school is "a criminal act"

Aug 3rd 2014, 8:41 PM 26,904 Views 367 Comments

Israel says its operation is ‘changing gear’.

Israel announces death of missing soldier, while 12 die in air strikes on Gaza
# Hamas
# Hamas

Israel announces death of missing soldier, while 12 die in air strikes on Gaza

Aug 3rd 2014, 7:13 AM 10,374 Views 145 Comments

Nine of the victims were killed in the southern town of Rafah and three other in central Gaza, the sources said.