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#Gaza

# 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 18,746 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 5,903 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 6,969 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 4,013 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 3,897 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 7,169 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 5,215 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 10,729 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 9,741 Views 104 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 5,694 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 4,331 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 9,948 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 11,939 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 36,442 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 3,343 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 85 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 6,866 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 5,454 Views 130 Comments

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

# 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 37,151 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 6,762 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 7,890 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 620 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 15,936 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 8,583 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 5,830 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 31,668 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 4,333 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 6,960 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 41,180 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 12,496 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 31 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 7,240 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 15,840 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 15,819 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 5,473 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 16,267 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 14,592 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.