# israel hamas

Last week
11th February 2024 - 17th February 2024
Thousands told to evacuate largest hospital in south Gaza as 9 dead after Israel strikes Lebanon
This month
February 2024
Netanyahu orders plans for evacuation of Rafah as aid agencies warn escalation will be 'catastrophic'
Rafah is the last major town in the Gaza Strip Israeli ground troops have yet to enter.
US warns Israel of 'disaster' if it sends troops into Gaza's Rafah city
Benjamin Netanyahu said he had ordered troops to “prepare to operate” in Rafah, the last major urban area ground troops have yet to enter.
Last month
January 2024
Israeli troops, some disguised as medical staff, kill three Palestinians in West Bank hospital
The Israeli military said forces entered the hospital to target a “Hamas terrorist cell”.
Palestinian ambassador urges Irish politicians to use Patrick's Day visit to raise Gaza plight with Biden
Dr Jilan Wahba Abdalmajid said that she would respect whatever decision is taken by the Irish Government and Sinn Féin.
UN chief asks donor countries for 'continuity' in Gaza agency operations
Pressure mounts on Sinn Féin to boycott St Patrick's Day trip to Washington
UN Security Council to meet after ICJ ruling on South Africa's case against Israel
Motion for govt to join South Africa's case against Israel defeated in Dáil
Gaza: 21 Israeli soldiers killed in deadliest day of ground war for Israel
Death toll soars as fighting rages across Gaza, Israel raids West Bank
Strikes in Syria and Iraq raised fears of a wider conflagration.
10 killed in Israeli strike on Damascus, including Iran intel chief for Syria
US says it carried out Iraq strike, killed pro-Iran commander
Last year
Pope deplores 'desperate humanitarian situation' in Gaza
Brian Rowan on the Middle East: Where have all the leaders gone?
Irish diplomats working behind the scenes in hope of freeing kidnapped Emily Hand
Ex-Aston Villa player sacked after posts on Israel-Hamas war
Web Summit announces new CEO to replace Paddy Cosgrave
What is a war crime and is international law being broken in Israel and Gaza?
Varadkar fears if EU reaches position to call for ceasefire it will be 'after a lot more people have died'
EU leaders call for 'corridors and pauses' for Gaza, but fall short of demanding a 'ceasefire'
Israeli ambassador's comments about President Michael D Higgins 'unhelpful', says Coveney
Bombing of Al Ahli hospital in Gaza 'may prove yet to be a war crime', says Taoiseach
Opinion: The human toll of violence in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel is staggering