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# hamas - Monday 31 May, 2021

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem

May 31st 2021, 6:44 PM 10,790 Views 65 Comments

Israel and Hamas fought an 11-day war earlier this month that killed more than 250 people.

# hamas - Sunday 23 May, 2021

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
# Gaza
# Gaza

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire

May 23rd 2021, 11:57 AM 5,485 Views 9 Comments

Members have also stressed “the immediate need for humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian civilian population”.

# hamas - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Biden tells Israel's Netanyahu he expects 'significant de-escalation' in Gaza conflict
# Palestine
# Palestine

Biden tells Israel's Netanyahu he expects 'significant de-escalation' in Gaza conflict

Updated May 19th 2021, 8:20 PM 17,221 Views 39 Comments

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier today issued a tough threat against Hamas.

# hamas - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador
# Israel
# Israel

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador

Updated May 18th 2021, 6:15 PM 28,427 Views 115 Comments
  • The UN Security Council is to meet today, while EU leaders are to discuss the escalating violence.
  • An Oireachtas Committee was told that Israeli demolitions of Palestinian buildings in the West Bank have increased by 90% this year, and offered a number of reasons why this was happening.
  • Irish MEPs have strongly criticised the EU response and called for an immediate end to the violence.

# hamas - Friday 14 May, 2021

Deaths rise as Palestinians flee heavy Israeli fire in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Deaths rise as Palestinians flee heavy Israeli fire in Gaza

Updated May 14th 2021, 7:07 PM 37,247 Views 27 Comments

Days of deadly violence have seen Israeli soldiers massing on the edge of the territory.

# hamas - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Hamas launches fresh rocket attacks in retaliation after Israel levels another Gaza tower
# Escalation
# Escalation

Hamas launches fresh rocket attacks in retaliation after Israel levels another Gaza tower

May 12th 2021, 9:21 PM 19,074 Views 71 Comments

Countries such as the US and France are urging calm as the conflict escalates.

14 children among the 56 dead as Palestine and Israel head towards 'full-scale war'
# Hamas
# Hamas

14 children among the 56 dead as Palestine and Israel head towards 'full-scale war'

Updated May 12th 2021, 2:12 PM 39,352 Views 75 Comments

The bloodshed was triggered by weekend unrest at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

# hamas - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip
# Israel
# Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip

Dec 26th 2019, 10:02 AM 10,254 Views 75 Comments

The rocket launch came during a campaign rally.

# hamas - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory
# Israel
# Israel

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory

Updated Sep 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 19,698 Views 71 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.

# hamas - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers
# Palestine
# Palestine

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers

Aug 28th 2019, 7:16 AM 9,824 Views 23 Comments

The police officers died at checkpoints last night.

# hamas - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Up to 60 Palestinians wounded during protests to mark anniversary of creation of Israel
# Nakba Protest
# Nakba Protest

Up to 60 Palestinians wounded during protests to mark anniversary of creation of Israel

May 15th 2019, 7:33 PM 8,654 Views 105 Comments

The demonstrations came two weeks after a ceasefire was announced in the region.

# hamas - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire
# Hamas
# Hamas

Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire

Mar 26th 2019, 7:46 AM 8,393 Views 87 Comments

“Our response was very powerful, very very powerful,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

# hamas - Monday 25 March, 2019

Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip

Mar 25th 2019, 8:41 AM 9,339 Views 109 Comments

The property was located in around 20km north of Tel Aviv.

# hamas - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu
# Avigdor Lieberman
# Avigdor Lieberman

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu

Nov 14th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,192 Views 21 Comments

The move has thrown the ruling Likud government into turmoil, opening up the chance of early elections.

# hamas - Friday 10 August, 2018

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence
# Tension
# Tension

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence

Aug 10th 2018, 7:04 AM 5,927 Views 24 Comments

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized control of Gaza in 2007.

# hamas - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'
# Gaza
# Gaza

Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'

Jul 14th 2018, 7:10 PM 11,735 Views 213 Comments

15 people have been wounded across Gaza.

# hamas - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

May 30th 2018, 7:40 AM 7,496 Views 52 Comments

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

# hamas - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Israel says it only shot at protesters charging Gaza border as it rejects call for inquiry
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Israel says it only shot at protesters charging Gaza border as it rejects call for inquiry

Apr 1st 2018, 11:30 AM 9,839 Views 108 Comments

The Israeli military has identified and named ten of the dead as militants from Hamas and other groups.

# hamas - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah end decade-long split
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah end decade-long split

Oct 12th 2017, 8:40 AM 9,280 Views 59 Comments

Details of the agreement have not yet been released.

# hamas - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger
# Simmering Tensions
# Simmering Tensions

Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger

Jul 23rd 2017, 1:12 PM 12,251 Views 135 Comments

The site is in east Jerusalem, annexed by Israel after the 1967 Six-Day War.

# hamas - Saturday 17 June, 2017

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict
# The Strip
# The Strip

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict

Jun 17th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,074 Views 62 Comments

The Islamist movement marked 10 years in power in Gaza on Thursday, 15 June.

# hamas - Monday 1 May, 2017

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel
# Qatar
# Qatar

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel

May 1st 2017, 9:49 PM 13,091 Views 78 Comments

The Palestinian organisation launched a new policy document today in which it steps back from calling for Israel’s ‘destruction’.

# hamas - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Hamas militants 'pretended to be women' online to hack Israeli soldiers' phones
# Honey Trap
# Honey Trap

Hamas militants 'pretended to be women' online to hack Israeli soldiers' phones

Jan 15th 2017, 7:40 AM 7,263 Views 17 Comments

Dozens of the predominantly lower-ranked soldiers were convinced enough by the honey trap to download fake applications.

# hamas - Friday 9 October, 2015

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war
# Third Intifada
# Third Intifada

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war

Oct 9th 2015, 11:58 PM 21,614 Views 177 Comments

The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.

# hamas - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Palestinian gets 3 life terms for murder of Israeli teenagers
# 50 Day War
# 50 Day War

Palestinian gets 3 life terms for murder of Israeli teenagers

Jan 6th 2015, 10:10 PM 10,041 Views 88 Comments

Their deaths sparked a 50-day conflict in Gaza, in which more than 2,000 people were killed.

# hamas - Friday 19 December, 2014

Israel has carried out its first airstrike on Gaza since August
# Hamas
# Hamas

Israel has carried out its first airstrike on Gaza since August

Dec 19th 2014, 11:04 PM 11,796 Views 175 Comments

There are currently no reports of injuries.

# hamas - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine
# Middle East
# Middle East

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine

Dec 17th 2014, 1:08 PM 6,095 Views 109 Comments

The vote was in principle, and a watered-down version of the original motion.

# hamas - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Israel warned of "ongoing terror" onslaught as four killed in bloody synagogue attack
# Carnage
# Carnage

Israel warned of "ongoing terror" onslaught as four killed in bloody synagogue attack

Nov 18th 2014, 8:11 PM 18,815 Views 214 Comments

Four rabbis were killed in an early-morning attack by men armed with a gun and meat cleavers. The assailants were shot dead.

# hamas - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Shelling of UN school in Gaza 'must be investigated'
# Ban Ki-Moon
# Ban Ki-Moon

Shelling of UN school in Gaza 'must be investigated'

Oct 15th 2014, 10:01 PM 5,147 Views 24 Comments

Ban Ki-Moon called the attack “absolutely unacceptable”.

# hamas - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Israel claims it was hit by mortar fired from Gaza
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel claims it was hit by mortar fired from Gaza

Sep 16th 2014, 7:49 PM 6,116 Views 81 Comments

The attack is the first since a 26 August ceasefire.

# hamas - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

"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 6,967 Views 34 Comments

A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.

# hamas - 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 5,212 Views 144 Comments

Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.

# hamas - 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 10,728 Views 219 Comments

A Hamas-linked website claimed men had been killed for allegedly reconnoitering targets for Israeli strikes.

# hamas - Thursday 21 August, 2014

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 5,692 Views 227 Comments

Air strikes have stepped up on day 45 of the conflict, militants fired 18 rockets over the border since midnight.

# hamas - 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 11,938 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.

# hamas - 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.

# hamas - 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.

# hamas - Sunday 10 August, 2014

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.

# hamas - Saturday 9 August, 2014

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 5,471 Views 112 Comments

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

# hamas - 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.

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