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# gaza - Friday 8 August, 2014

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 7,142 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 6,869 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 6,184 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 9,181 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 5,101 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 13,479 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 30,478 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 31,365 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 10,715 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 6,286 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 22,915 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 15,996 Views 63 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 26,908 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 10,376 Views 145 Comments

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

# gaza - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Snapshot: Gordon D'Arcy among those in attendance at Gaza protests in Dublin
# Support
From The42
# Support

Snapshot: Gordon D'Arcy among those in attendance at Gaza protests in Dublin

Aug 2nd 2014, 8:21 PM 44,121 Views 106 Comments

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan is also affiliated with the movement.

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza

Aug 2nd 2014, 5:52 PM 9,640 Views 120 Comments

While in Ireland, thousands rallied to protest against the conflict.

Hamas denies knowledge of captured soldier as US votes to fund Israel's Iron Dome
# Gaza
# Gaza

Hamas denies knowledge of captured soldier as US votes to fund Israel's Iron Dome

Aug 2nd 2014, 11:07 AM 12,625 Views 200 Comments

A short lived truce collapsed yesterday with 107 Palestinians killed.

Israel has lost more soldiers during this Palestinian conflict than in the last ten years
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel has lost more soldiers during this Palestinian conflict than in the last ten years

Aug 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 8,699 Views 160 Comments

For the first time in years, the deaths of Israeli soldiers outweighs the death of civilians.

'Not sitting on the fence': How the government wants backbenchers to explain Ireland's UN abstention
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Not sitting on the fence': How the government wants backbenchers to explain Ireland's UN abstention

Aug 2nd 2014, 7:15 AM 5,708 Views 35 Comments

Charlie Flanagan issued advice to government TDs and Senators to deal with queries over Ireland’s controversial decision to abstain from a UN vote on Gaza.

# gaza - Friday 1 August, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 1st 2014, 10:50 PM 14,492 Views 6 Comments

Everyone is talking about the discovery of a human leg in Dublin, Ebola evacuations, and injured robots.

Israeli soldier was 'dragged into a tunnel' by Gaza militants, says IDF
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Israeli soldier was 'dragged into a tunnel' by Gaza militants, says IDF

Aug 1st 2014, 6:57 PM 18,712 Views 210 Comments

62 people have been killed on the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah today after the collapse of a US and UN brokered ceasefire

Galway town leads the way on Israeli boycott
# Kinvara
# Kinvara

Galway town leads the way on Israeli boycott

Aug 1st 2014, 1:30 PM 20,566 Views 278 Comments

The action by Kinvara follows calls by Trócaire for a ban on goods from settlements in the West Bank.

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling
# Israel Gaza Conflict
# Israel Gaza Conflict

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling

Aug 1st 2014, 11:38 AM 16,339 Views 385 Comments

Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.

Opinion: 'When bombing gets close my family come to me... they think I can protect them'
# Gaza
# Gaza

Opinion: 'When bombing gets close my family come to me... they think I can protect them'

Aug 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 25 Views 37 Comments

As conflict continues in the Gaza strip, a human rights worker describes the terror of living through the bombardment.

# gaza - Thursday 31 July, 2014

"We must take action"... Senators call for Ireland to strengthen stance on Gaza
# Recall Debate
# Recall Debate

"We must take action"... Senators call for Ireland to strengthen stance on Gaza

Jul 31st 2014, 6:34 PM 23,705 Views 253 Comments

Senators hit out at Minister Charlie Flanagan over Ireland’s UN vote abstention this afternoon, as politicians came back from their summer breaks to address the spiraling crisis.

This Sinn Féin councillor said the UN should shell Israel, to bring Netanyahu "to heel"
# John Hearne
# John Hearne

This Sinn Féin councillor said the UN should shell Israel, to bring Netanyahu "to heel"

Jul 31st 2014, 4:47 PM 21,189 Views 344 Comments

“You have to get them to the table. The English were never coming to the table until Canary Wharf happened.”

Book of condolence for Gaza victims to be opened tomorrow in Dublin
# Sympathy
# Sympathy

Book of condolence for Gaza victims to be opened tomorrow in Dublin

Jul 31st 2014, 1:39 PM 6,276 Views 85 Comments

Lord Mayor Christy Burke repeated his call for negotiations to end the violence.

Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians
# Peace Building
# Peace Building

Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians

Jul 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 52 Views 58 Comments

Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan calls on the international community to help end settlement expansion and bring peace to the region.

'Miracle' Gaza baby born to dead mother is said to have died
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Miracle' Gaza baby born to dead mother is said to have died

Jul 31st 2014, 7:58 AM 13,451 Views 81 Comments

The hospital has not confirmed the baby’s death,

Seanad called on to have 'meaningful' impact with its Gaza debate today
# Conflict
# Conflict

Seanad called on to have 'meaningful' impact with its Gaza debate today

Jul 31st 2014, 7:25 AM 3,374 Views 27 Comments

The senators will also debate the crisis in Ukraine – although some members of the Seanad are on holidays.

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

Jul 31st 2014, 7:00 AM 8,339 Views 19 Comments

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?
# Belfast
# Belfast

Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?

Jul 31st 2014, 6:15 AM 17,979 Views 47 Comments

The artwork calls for the “immediate expulsion of all Israeli diplomats from Éire”.