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#Gaza

# gaza - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 30th 2014, 11:37 PM 19,670 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.

UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights
# Gaza
# Gaza

UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians' rights

Jul 30th 2014, 11:01 PM 31,672 Views 153 Comments

Chris Gunness was overcome as he spoke about conditions for Palestinians in Gaza.

Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17
# Mayhem
# Mayhem

Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17

Jul 30th 2014, 8:08 PM 8,073 Views 185 Comments

Hamas earlier denounced the four-hour lull announced by Israel as a publicity stunt, saying it had “no value”.

Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire

Jul 30th 2014, 3:28 PM 7,409 Views 268 Comments

IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.

In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians
# Warning From Above
# Warning From Above

In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians

Jul 30th 2014, 12:44 PM 17,431 Views 202 Comments

The leaflets urged civilians to stay away from Hamas militants and to report any rocket launches.

'A right pain in the bum': Most senators are coming back tomorrow... but some are on holidays
# Total Recall
# Total Recall

'A right pain in the bum': Most senators are coming back tomorrow... but some are on holidays

Jul 30th 2014, 12:35 PM 14,056 Views 69 Comments

We contacted all members of the Seanad to find out if they’ll be coming back for debates on Gaza and Ukraine tomorrow.

Early morning shelling kills 16 at UN school shelter in Gaza
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

Early morning shelling kills 16 at UN school shelter in Gaza

Jul 30th 2014, 7:24 AM 10,190 Views 240 Comments

People displaced by war were living at the school.

# gaza - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

"Over 100" Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza
# Bombardment
# Bombardment

"Over 100" Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza

Jul 29th 2014, 7:40 PM 10,596 Views 180 Comments

Around 60 airstrikes have been carried out by Israeli forces today. The US says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked for fresh help brokering a ceasefire.

NZ paper uses photo of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in place of dead Israeli soldier
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

NZ paper uses photo of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in place of dead Israeli soldier

Jul 29th 2014, 7:20 PM 24,847 Views 46 Comments

The paper apologised after they took the wrong photo from the soldier’s Facebook.

"You must listen": Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding
# Gaza
# Gaza

"You must listen": Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding

Jul 29th 2014, 5:51 PM 16,961 Views 107 Comments

“I’m 16yrs old and have witnessed 3 wars, as I see, this is the hardest one.”

English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match
# Gaza
From The42
# Gaza

English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match

Jul 29th 2014, 11:21 AM 3,025 Views 2 Comments

Moeen Ali wore “Save Gaza” and “Free Palestine” wristbands during England’s Test against India yesterday.

Explainer: What is happening in Gaza?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What is happening in Gaza?

Jul 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 155,736 Views 222 Comments

Lost in the media coverage of the ongoing conflict? Let us fill you in.

This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike

Jul 29th 2014, 7:36 AM 7,931 Views 24 Comments

Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.

Five Israeli soldiers, 26 Palestinians killed in latest Gaza violence
# Gaza
# Gaza

Five Israeli soldiers, 26 Palestinians killed in latest Gaza violence

Jul 29th 2014, 7:24 AM 4,936 Views 85 Comments

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has said that the violence must stop “in the name of humanity”.

Anti-war activist to be arrested and jailed for Shannon Airport protest
# Military Flights
# Military Flights

Anti-war activist to be arrested and jailed for Shannon Airport protest

Jul 29th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,443 Views 72 Comments

Niall Farrell was convicted along with Margaretta D’Arcy last month.

# gaza - Monday 28 July, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 28th 2014, 10:59 PM 14,123 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Ivor Callely, MH17′s black boxes and Gaza.

Three more children have been killed in Israeli raids on Gaza tonight
# Heavy Shelling
# Heavy Shelling

Three more children have been killed in Israeli raids on Gaza tonight

Jul 28th 2014, 8:47 PM 10,164 Views 144 Comments

Eight children were killed earlier when a missile slammed into a public playground at a refugee camp.

This is the Jon Snow video on Gaza that everyone's talking about
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

This is the Jon Snow video on Gaza that everyone's talking about

Jul 28th 2014, 3:03 PM 42,923 Views 185 Comments

An emotional recounting of what he saw.

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery
# Last Respects
# Last Respects

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery

Jul 28th 2014, 1:20 PM 7,589 Views 109 Comments

Palestinians had to re-bury human remains that were found by the graves.

Israel's Irish embassy deletes picture of Molly Malone in niqab
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel's Irish embassy deletes picture of Molly Malone in niqab

Jul 28th 2014, 10:46 AM 38,437 Views 348 Comments

The pictures also showed European landmarks with weapons such as suicide bombs.

As death toll rises, UN calls for "immediate and unconditional" ceasefire in Gaza conflict
# Conflict
# Conflict

As death toll rises, UN calls for "immediate and unconditional" ceasefire in Gaza conflict

Jul 28th 2014, 7:24 AM 5,430 Views 134 Comments

The resolution came during a lull in fighting in Gaza early today, as the Mulsim Eid al-Fitr festival begins.

# gaza - Sunday 27 July, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 27th 2014, 7:49 PM 14,891 Views 15 Comments

Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce

Jul 27th 2014, 7:47 PM 19,609 Views 274 Comments

This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.

Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis?

Jul 27th 2014, 10:38 AM 12,539 Views 139 Comments

They’re officially off for the summer but there have been calls for both the Dáil and the Seanad to hold debates on the topic.

'We find a body torn into pieces. Someone picks up a hand. These are things we're used to'
# Brothers In Arms
# Brothers In Arms

'We find a body torn into pieces. Someone picks up a hand. These are things we're used to'

Jul 27th 2014, 10:15 AM 11,035 Views 95 Comments

Gaza Strip paramedics talk about their experiences of wartime shifts.

# gaza - Saturday 26 July, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 26th 2014, 7:53 PM 13,218 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…

Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza

Jul 26th 2014, 6:35 PM 13,722 Views 251 Comments

Some protesters held signs critical of Charlie Flanagan’s actions.

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000
# Truce
# Truce

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Jul 26th 2014, 5:14 PM 16,907 Views 228 Comments

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates
# Marches
# Marches

Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates

Jul 26th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,521 Views 96 Comments

More than 800 Palestinians and 36 Israelis have died since the start of the conflict, over two weeks ago.

# gaza - Friday 25 July, 2014

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 25th 2014, 11:31 PM 17,078 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the escalating situation in Gaza, a one-day train strike, a manhole explosion in Dublin… and the hottest day this year.

Gaza: Israel and Hamas 'agree 12-hour ceasefire'
# 850 Dead
# 850 Dead

Gaza: Israel and Hamas 'agree 12-hour ceasefire'

Jul 25th 2014, 11:30 PM 15,073 Views 264 Comments

The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.

Baby delivered from dead mother in Gaza
# Airstrike
# Airstrike

Baby delivered from dead mother in Gaza

Jul 25th 2014, 10:53 PM 31,075 Views 96 Comments

Medics carried out an emergency C-section to save the baby’s life after her mother died on the operating table.