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#Gaza

# gaza - Friday 25 July, 2014

Israeli attack on UN school an "atrocity" --- Charlie Flanagan
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

Israeli attack on UN school an "atrocity" --- Charlie Flanagan

Jul 25th 2014, 4:28 PM 8,930 Views 99 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister has expressed his “grave concerns” to Israel’s ambassador over the attack, in which 15 people died.

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil want to call TDs back from their holidays to talk about Gaza
# Dail Recall
# Dail Recall

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil want to call TDs back from their holidays to talk about Gaza

Jul 25th 2014, 3:40 PM 12,757 Views 160 Comments

Gerry Adams has written to Enda Kenny asking for the Dáil to be recalled.

UN agency claims it asked Israel for time to evacuate bombed school
# Beit Hanoun
# Beit Hanoun

UN agency claims it asked Israel for time to evacuate bombed school

Jul 25th 2014, 10:28 AM 9,260 Views 159 Comments

Israel claims that the strike which killed 15 people may have come from Hamas.

"We didn’t think it was appropriate."- Charlie Flanagan defends Ireland's abstention on Gaza vote
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

"We didn’t think it was appropriate."- Charlie Flanagan defends Ireland's abstention on Gaza vote

Jul 25th 2014, 9:50 AM 14,399 Views 165 Comments

He will speak to the Israeli Ambassador but stressed that Israel has a right to defend itself.

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests
# West Bank
# West Bank

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests

Jul 25th 2014, 7:19 AM 7,947 Views 157 Comments

At least 150 people were wounded in the clashes.

# gaza - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

Jul 24th 2014, 10:58 PM 22,412 Views 359 Comments

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

Some Labour TDs are not happy with Charlie Flanagan
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Some Labour TDs are not happy with Charlie Flanagan

Jul 24th 2014, 9:33 PM 16,026 Views 80 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister has been criticised after Ireland abstained from a UN vote on Gaza.

Why did Ireland abstain from a UN Human Rights Council vote on Gaza?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why did Ireland abstain from a UN Human Rights Council vote on Gaza?

Jul 24th 2014, 9:55 AM 39,080 Views 255 Comments

It wasn’t the only country….

Doctors condemn Gaza violence as death toll rises
# Gaza
# Gaza

Doctors condemn Gaza violence as death toll rises

Jul 24th 2014, 7:16 AM 4,645 Views 89 Comments

Airports in Israel have reopened today.

# gaza - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin
# Conflict
# Conflict

Hundreds attend 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:59 PM 25,500 Views 166 Comments

Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.

UN rights council launches probe into Israel's Gaza offensive
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

UN rights council launches probe into Israel's Gaza offensive

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:01 PM 5,384 Views 101 Comments

Meanwhile, rockets were discovered in a UN school close to 3,000 displaced Palestinians.

Escalating crisis in Gaza poses "serious threat" to children, says UNICEF
# Gaza
# Gaza

Escalating crisis in Gaza poses "serious threat" to children, says UNICEF

Jul 23rd 2014, 1:15 PM 4,819 Views 85 Comments

Meanwhile, UN rights commissioner condemns military action by Israeli and Hamas forces.

Palestinian family finds missing son 'by chance' - in YouTube video of his death
# Horror
# Horror

Palestinian family finds missing son 'by chance' - in YouTube video of his death

Jul 23rd 2014, 12:20 PM 16,386 Views 127 Comments

Salem Khaleel Shamaly was shot while out looking for his relatives.

"Ich bin ein Palestinian" - UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets
# The War At Home
# The War At Home

"Ich bin ein Palestinian" - UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets

Jul 23rd 2014, 9:31 AM 11,786 Views 198 Comments

David Ward is facing disciplinary action from his Liberal Democrat party.

Palestinian authority backs Hamas truce demands as two children killed in Gaza
# Gaza
# Gaza

Palestinian authority backs Hamas truce demands as two children killed in Gaza

Jul 23rd 2014, 8:22 AM 6,830 Views 105 Comments

As a solution is sought, fighting continued on the ground, with five more people dead.

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at 'die-in' Gaza protest in Dublin

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 14,058 Views 44 Comments

The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.

# gaza - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Opinion: In the name of 'defence' we are attacking civilians already under Israeli control
# Gaza
# Gaza

Opinion: In the name of 'defence' we are attacking civilians already under Israeli control

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 22 Views 84 Comments

The rocket fire from Gaza on Israeli civilians should not be justified. It threatens the lives of men, women and children.

Government needs to articulate Ireland's "outrage" to Israeli ambassador--- Martin
# Gaza
# Gaza

Government needs to articulate Ireland's "outrage" to Israeli ambassador--- Martin

Jul 22nd 2014, 6:09 PM 6,774 Views 75 Comments

Micheál Martin, who served as Foreign Affairs Minsiter from 2008 to 2011, says the Israeli action is “completely disproportionate”.

World pushes for Israel-Palestine ceasefire as seven more killed in Gaza
# Talks
# Talks

World pushes for Israel-Palestine ceasefire as seven more killed in Gaza

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:36 AM 6,824 Views 196 Comments

John Kerry and Ban Ki-moon are in Cairo, but fighting continues.

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting
# Conflict
# Conflict

Flight MH17 and Gaza to dominate EU Foreign Affairs meeting

Jul 22nd 2014, 6:25 AM 2,956 Views 4 Comments

Charlie Flanagan calls for immediate ceasefire to conflict in Gaza, and urges all sides involved in the Ukraine conflict to cooperate on MH17 inquiry.

# gaza - Monday 21 July, 2014

Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza

Jul 21st 2014, 4:52 PM 8,332 Views 218 Comments

Ireland has provided €36 million in aid to the Palestinian people since 2005.

'Stop bombing trapped civilians' - Doctors' plea as five are killed in Gaza hospital
# Line Of Fire
# Line Of Fire

'Stop bombing trapped civilians' - Doctors' plea as five are killed in Gaza hospital

Jul 21st 2014, 2:20 PM 8,711 Views 263 Comments

Nine members of the same family were killed in an earlier air-strike.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Jul 21st 2014, 12:53 PM 7,945 Views 1 Comment

Catch up as you refuel.

Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza
# Viable Ceasefire
# Viable Ceasefire

Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza

Jul 21st 2014, 11:10 AM 6,843 Views 162 Comments

The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.

UN Security Council calls for "immediate truce" in Gaza
# Gaza
# Gaza

UN Security Council calls for "immediate truce" in Gaza

Jul 21st 2014, 7:11 AM 4,666 Views 34 Comments

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called on Israel to show “maximum restraint”.

# gaza - Sunday 20 July, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 20th 2014, 7:53 PM 16,813 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Rory McIlroy, Gaza, and the fate of MH17 victims.

"It's a massacre" - This has been the deadliest day in Gaza so far
# Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday

"It's a massacre" - This has been the deadliest day in Gaza so far

Jul 20th 2014, 7:51 PM 32,389 Views 298 Comments

Mahmoud Abbas has described the deaths as a “massacre”.

There's a campaign building seeking to expel the Israeli ambassador
# Political Pressure
# Political Pressure

There's a campaign building seeking to expel the Israeli ambassador

Jul 20th 2014, 3:02 PM 17,250 Views 228 Comments

The petition is set to be delivered to Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Brief Gaza truce ends as fresh Israeli bombing campaign pushes death toll over 400
# Bombardments
# Bombardments

Brief Gaza truce ends as fresh Israeli bombing campaign pushes death toll over 400

Jul 20th 2014, 12:58 PM 12,466 Views 208 Comments

About 40 people have been killed today as Israel intensifies campaign.

# gaza - Saturday 19 July, 2014

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

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 19th 2014, 8:27 PM 13,524 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about MH17, Gaza, and selfies…

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour
# Conflict
# Conflict

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour

Jul 19th 2014, 8:25 PM 44,897 Views 418 Comments

People Before Profit’s Hugh Lewis said constituents had contacted him, saying the were “disgusted” that the flag was flying at a time of such conflict.

Photos: Thousands attend 'die-in' protest in Dublin over bombardment of Gaza
# Protest
# Protest

Photos: Thousands attend 'die-in' protest in Dublin over bombardment of Gaza

Jul 19th 2014, 6:26 PM 23,022 Views 303 Comments

“What’s happening in Gaza is appalling,” said one of the organisers.

Here's what Pro-Israel and Pro-Palestine groups in Ireland have to say about the conflict
# Two Sides
# Two Sides

Here's what Pro-Israel and Pro-Palestine groups in Ireland have to say about the conflict

Jul 19th 2014, 7:45 AM 20,306 Views 192 Comments

We spoke to both.

Gaza death toll passes 300 as UN chief heads to region
# Fighting
# Fighting

Gaza death toll passes 300 as UN chief heads to region

Jul 19th 2014, 7:25 AM 5,998 Views 63 Comments

Eleven people were killed by fresh air strikes today.

# gaza - Friday 18 July, 2014

19, including Israeli soldier, killed in Gaza overnight
# Fighting
# Fighting

19, including Israeli soldier, killed in Gaza overnight

Jul 18th 2014, 7:14 AM 7,412 Views 265 Comments

The Israeli soldier is the second Israeli to die in the fighting, while 260 Palestinians have been killed.

# gaza - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Israel launches ground operation in Gaza
# Fighting
# Fighting

Israel launches ground operation in Gaza

Jul 17th 2014, 10:58 PM 19,185 Views 360 Comments

The ground offensive was announced by the Israeli Prime Minister this evening.

TDs stand for Gaza as Deaf community makes Dáil history
# Peace Out
# Peace Out

TDs stand for Gaza as Deaf community makes Dáil history

Jul 17th 2014, 1:57 PM 19,426 Views 82 Comments

There was an unexpected, wildcard move from Gerry Adams, and the Tánaiste did a bit of waving.

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Jul 17th 2014, 1:24 PM 7,178 Views 0 Comments

Catch up as you refuel.