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2023
'It's unconscionable': Politicians to boycott US ambassador’s Christmas party over 'Israeli bombardment'
Israel continues bombing in south Gaza as Hamas issues warning over lives of hostages
Israel had urged civilians to seek refuge in the far south, but the army has kept striking targets throughout the territory.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Hamas to "surrender now" after his national security advisor claimed the army had killed 7,000 militants.
The Gaza health ministry has said Israeli bombardment has killed at least 18,205 people, mostly women and children.
The UN General Assembly will meet tomorrow to discuss the humanitarian crisis.
Israel forces squeeze Gaza's main cities as UN Security Council to consider urging ceasefire
The council is under acute pressure from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to back an immediate ceasefire after weeks of war.
Tánaiste Micheál Martin has said Ireland will co-sponsor the resolution on Gaza before the UN Security Council today.
Weeks of fighting have left 17,177 people dead in Gaza, according to the latest toll from Hamas which rules the coastal strip.
Heavy urban fighting rages around Gaza's biggest cities as today marks two months since 7 October attack
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has invoked a rare measure to seek a ceasefire, sparking anger from Israel.
The death toll has soared to 17,177 according to the Gaza health ministry.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said troops had closed in on the Khan Yunis home of Hamas's Gaza chief.
Air strikes also rained down on Rafah city in the far south, near the Egyptian border.
UN chief uses rare power to demand immediate ceasefire in Gaza
'Deepening horror' condemned as Israel carries out attacks in Gaza's second-largest city
Israeli forces have pushed civilian populations further south in the continued conflict.
The focus of the conflict has shifted into the besieged territory's south.
Israeli troops, tanks, armoured personnel carriers and bulldozers have rolled into Khan Yunis in the south.
Dozens of people were killed and injured in heavy strikes on areas east of Khan Yunis yesterday, Hamas said.
Taoiseach: 'EU far too passive for far too long over Middle East conflict'
UN warns Gaza to become 'even more hellish' as Israeli troops continue to push south
Documents retrieved from Hamas by Israel reveal 7 October attacks were planned years in advance
The devices and documents were discovered by Israeli intelligence officers.
Israel resumes fighting in Gaza, with airstrikes and artillery fire reported as truce expires
Israel and Hamas agree to a day-long extension to ceasefire as eight more hostages are released
Two dead and eight injured after shooting in Jerusalem
Mediators working to extend truce as Israel army investigates Hamas report of baby hostage death
Five premature babies found dead in Gaza hospital, says region's health ministry
Emily Hand could only whisper after being released by Hamas, her father says
Israeli President says Ireland needs to 'admit the truth' about conflict in Gaza
More hostages to be released as extended truce between Israel and Hamas enters fifth day
Israel and Hamas agree two-day extension to Gaza truce as 11 more Israeli hostages freed
Hamas releases 17 more hostages as 39 Palestinian prisoners freed
Varadkar responds after Israel summons Irish ambassador over his ‘lost and found’ comment in Emily Hand statement
Emily Hand - the 9-year-old Irish-Israeli girl held hostage by Hamas - has been released
13 Israeli hostages to be freed 'tonight' for 39 Palestinians, mediator says
Hamas frees first group of hostages as Gaza truce takes hold
Israel-Hamas ceasefire to begin tomorrow morning, Qatar says
Israel-Hamas ceasefire expected tomorrow, but release of 50 hostages won't begin before Friday
From the West Bank: 'Settler violence and military restrictions strangle Palestinian life'
Negotiations for truce agreement 'at final stage' as Israel PM says deal is 'right decision'
Premature babies evacuated to Egypt as Gaza's health ministry says 12 killed in hospital strike
Babies evacuated from Al-Shifa receive urgent care; remaining patients in ‘desperate’ situation
Brian Rowan on the Middle East: Where have all the leaders gone?
Brian Rowan
Gaza health ministry says more than 80 dead in strikes on refugee camp
Family of Irish-Israeli girl believed to be captured by Hamas remain positive on her birthday
Israeli troops seize control of Gaza port as UN warns of risk of starvation
Israeli forces raid Gaza's largest hospital; Some Irish citizens begin leaving Gaza
Israeli forces enter Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital where conditions described as horrific
After sharp warnings from the US and others that Al-Shifa must be protected, Israel said the raid was being executed based on “an operational necessity”.
The UN has said it estimates that at least 2,300 people are inside the hospital and may be unable to escape because of fierce fighting.
A journalist inside the hospital said Israeli soldiers were interrogating people this morning, among them patients and doctors.
The White House has said that US intelligence sources corroborated Israel's claim that Hamas had buried an operational "command and control node" under Al-Shifa.
Anti-immigration groups use Israel-Gaza violence to push antisemitism and Islamophobia online
Simon Harris says Israel is now 'blinded by rage' and engaging in a 'war on children' in Gaza
‘Our bodies hurt from crying’ say family of Irish-Israeli girl feared kidnapped
Gaza hospitals run out of fuel as fighting rages and EU condemns Hamas' use of 'human shields'
Holly Cairns: What Israel is doing in Gaza is beyond horrific - we cannot stand idly by
Holly Cairns